The National Weather Service has issued a high heat advisory, as above-normal temperatures will make it feel more like summer than early fall along much of the California coast. Outdoor employers are reminded to:
UFW has been actively filing ‘Notices of Intent to Take Access’ with the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Over 30 access filings have been submitted over the last 30 days. UFW organizers have visited a number of farms along the southern and northern coasts and the Central Valley.
Weather forecasts this week show temperatures in California’s Central Valley are expected to reach the mid 90’s while the mercury will be pushing 110 degrees in the Imperial Valley and in western Arizona. Western Growers would like to remind members to adhere to your state’s specific regulations regarding heat illness prevention (HIP), particularly in California where more stringent HIP regulations recently went into effect May 1. Remember: Water. Rest. Shade.
With above normal temperatures expected in California through next Monday, Cal/OSHA issued a high heat advisory to all employers reminding them to protect outdoor workers from the risks associated with heat illness. Temperatures in Southern California are expected to be 15-25 degrees above normal. Above average temperatures are also forecast for northern California.