By Richard Alaniz, Alaniz Law & Associates The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempts agricultural workers from certain FLSA requirements. The most common exemption is from the payment of overtime. Under the FLSA, “agriculture” is defined as being either “primary” or “secondary” agriculture. Primary agriculture includes farming in all its branches, which generally includes raising […]

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By Chris Young, AAMP Executive Director This article was published previously by AAMP due to the number of Listeria positive tests in plants around the country. AAMP has received increased questions from some members regarding Listeria, as well as the number of recalls that have happened recently. Please take the time to review this article […]

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By Richard D. Alaniz, Cruickshank & Alaniz September 25, 2018 The roar of churning helicopter blades, the flashing of lights on the vehicles of armed local and federal law enforcement agents, blocked roads surrounding the plant, and panicked employees running in all directions, this was the scene recently at the Southern Provision meat packing plant […]

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