Alabama Immigration Webinar Training
STATE OF ALABAMA
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND INDUSTRIES
John McMillan PRESS RELEASE
Friday, October 7, 2011 Contact: Amy Belcher 334/240-7126
Statewide Immigration Webinar Set for Oct. 14
Montgomery, AL - The Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System are sponsoring a webinar on the state’s new immigration law. The webinar will be Friday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Labor law expert Thomas M. Eden of the Capell & Howard law firm will conduct the seminars, which include an overview of the law, complying with key provisions, and record-keeping.
1) "Do's and Don'ts for Employers"
2) "The E-Verify Enrollment Process"
3) "Form I-9 Supervisor Training & Tips"
Commissioner John McMillan says it is important to help farmers and others understand their role and responsibilities in complying with the immigration law.
“This law contains many provisions with stiff fines and penalties,” says McMillan. “It is critical for farmers and agribusinesses to understand fully how this law applies to them.”
Dr. Gary Lemme, Extension director, says his organization is providing the technology to broadcast the webinar.
“The webinar will originate at our System’s headquarters in Auburn,” he says. “Technology will allow us to reach many of the people most impacted by the new law efficiently and rapidly with a minimum of cost.”
The public will be able to view the immigration webinar in several ways. Many of Extension’s county offices will be showing the webinar. Individuals should contact their county Extension office to confirm if the webinar will be shown there. Visit the Extension website, www.aces.edu, to find the county office near you.
People can also watch from their home or office computer by going to this web address: http://www.aces.edu/go/195. Participants may connect at any time, but they will not see content until approximately 9:45 a.m. and they will not hear any audio until the program starts at 10 a.m. Participants can test their browser early by going to http://www.aces.edu/go/148 and choosing any of the ACES Public Programs.
For people who cannot view the webinar live, it will be archived. It can be watched later by going to http://www.aces.edu/go/195.
For more information, contact the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries at (334)240-7100.
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Tommy Eden is a Lee County native and attorney with Capell & Howard, P.C. and a member of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, and presented throughout the State of Alabama on Immigration Workplace Compliance in 2011 and also to the Governor’s Commission in 2008. Tommy can be contacted at email@example.com or 334-241-8030 and a more detailed summary of the Act is at www.immigrationalabamalaw.com with live hyperlinks links to the webinar.