Sexual harassment prevention discussions for farms scheduled in Bath

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BATH, N.Y. (WTEM) – On Thursday, Sept. 26 a meeting will be held at the Civil Defense Center in Bath to help farm employers and HR managers better understand the New York State Sexual Harassment Prevention Regulations.

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is working to help farm owners, agricultural employers, and human resource managers better understand the new NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Regulations which go into full effect on October 9, 2019.

Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Specialist with SWNYDLFC will be leading the discussion. She will discuss the regulations and associated deadlines, resources available to farm employers, and understanding compliance for your business. For additional resources and information on Agricultural Workforce Development from Cornell, visit

The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will supply a light lunch and handouts. Minimum participation is five farms for each location, and maximum is 20 farms.

The Civil Defense Center is located at 7220 State Route 54 in Bath, and registrants must RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 25. The cost is $10 per person.

Additional sessions will be held at the following locations:

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Rushford Town Hall, 8999 Main Street, Rushford, NY 14777

RSVP by 5pm on 9/17/19; $10/person

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

WNY Crop Management, 117 Conewango Road, Randolph, NY 14772

RSVP by 5pm on 9/18/19; $10/person

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Eden Pub, 8557 North Main Street, Eden, NY 14057

RSVP by 5pm on 9/20/19; $15/person

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Dutch Village Restaurant, 8729 East Main Street, Clymer, NY 14724

RSVP by 5pm on 9/27/19; $15/person

Discussion locations without adequate registrations on the RSVP date will be canceled.

Those interested can check for the latest updates and plan to register early.

Register by calling Katelyn at 716-640-0522 or emailing

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