Things are moving fast‎—‎are you in-the-know on changes facing Washington’s agricultural labor force?‎

Join Schwabe, Larson Gross, and wafla for an informative, town hall‎–‎style panel exploring how technological ‎innovations and recent employment regulations are affecting the agricultural industry in Washington State. ‎This dynamic roundtable will discuss:‎
• How technologies and mechanizations are working to meet business needs.‎
• The effects of the recent Washington Court decision invalidating the state’s agricultural exemption ‎from overtime requirements.

This virtual roundtable will begin with a panel discussion, moderated by Schwabe Partner and Technology Industry Group Leader, Lisa Schaures, then move into a Q&A session.


Todd Burgers
Partner & CPA | Larson Gross
Todd leads his firm’s agribusiness practice, helping agricultural producers and processors across the state with agricultural tax legislation, tax planning techniques, and operational issues faced in the industry.

Joe Hobson
Shareholder | Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Joe has over 40 years of experience helping design and develop small business and public and private institutions and associations for farm and forest owners, and the entities that represent them.

Stephanie Berntsen
Shareholder | Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Stephanie helps clients in the timber, agricultural, construction, and emerging technology industries with a variety of employment legal issues, including discrimination, wage issues, and securities matters.

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