Published - December 30, 2020
Why has the state’s commissioner of agriculture and markets been silent about future overtime rules for farmworkers? Who is writing a final report for the Farm Laborers Wage Board? What will board members vote on during their final meeting on Thursday? Those are just some of the questions plaguing David Fisher, president of the New York Farm Bureau, who sits on the three-member wage board that is scheduled to issue recommendations on Thursday that will likely determine when overtime kicks in for farmworkers in the future.