Agricultural Labor in Michigan

Updated: Jan 27

"One thing that I take a lot of pride in is that we're able to provide labor to our growers and that is very rewarding. It's also been a pleasure seeing communities in Mexico grow because of the opportunities workers have when they arrive and work in the United States." Edgar Torres-Salinas

Welcome to Season Three, Episode Three of A Passion to Serve! During this episode I speak with Edgar Torres-Salinas, Labor Program Coordinator with Great Lakes Agricultural Labor Services LLC.

Edgar and his family are part of the proud farmworker tradition and he is a recent graduate of Michigan State University's College Assistance Migrant Program.

Great Lakes Agricultural Labor LLC is an experienced, full service, Michigan-based agent supporting employers in meeting their agricultural workforce needs through the H-2A foreign worker visa program. They were established in 2015 and are now the largest H-2A contract filer in Michigan.

Great Lakes Agricultural Labor Services LLC partner with Varnum Law to provide employers with expert legal support and 24/7 online access to the Labor Compliance guide with specific information on H-2A.


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