Author Bio

Kristin Hoffman is the Director of The Worker Rights and Protection Project (WRAPP)-- formerly the Migrant Farmworker Law Center--at Indiana Legal Services. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from Cornell University and a J.D. from University of Cincinnati College of Law. Kristin has over 10 years of experience practicing immigration and employment law in Ohio and Indiana, and her husband runs their family’s farm near Muncie, Indiana. WRAPP is a statewide program funded by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). WRAPP provides know-your-rights education and free legal services to low-income migrant and seasonal agriculture workers. There are approximately 40,000 migrant and seasonal agriculture workers in Indiana. WRAPP handles a variety of cases including claims under the Agriculture Worker Protection Act (AWPA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), breach of contract, housing and safety violations, employment discrimination, human trafficking and immigration.

Sessions


Tuesday - 3:00 pm-4:00 pm - Room: Salon E

Growers & Workers Resource Panel – PathStone

In a competitive economy, recruiting and retaining excellent workers is essential to good business. This panel will provide information on resources for growers to hone their competitive edge! Assistance to develop and maintain quality workforce housing Programs for education Training for safety and injury prevention Access to healthcare Worker recruitment services Legal resources And other