Interested in attracting and retaining the best employees in California and Arizona’s produce industry? Tune in for a special webinar on Thursday, September 7, where Western Growers’ H.R. experts will reveal exclusive data from the 2017 Professional Compensation & HR Practices Surveys that will be crucial in keeping your company’s compensation competitive.

Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. (PCMI) is hosting a webinar on Thursday, September 28, 2017, to cover upcoming changes to Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements, as well as provide an overview of the Pinnacle ACA Dashboard.

Resident Affordable Care Act expert and PCMI Compliance Counsel, Jon Alexander, will guide you through the 2017 updates to the tangled web of Affordable Care Act regulations, mandates, and reporting requirements.

When you attend, you'll learn about:

•       Affordable Care Act Updates

When providing anti-harassment education to employees, companies should ensure that “nondefenses” are covered in detail during the training. Nondefenses—common justifications for harassing, discriminatory and bullying behavior in the workplace—may not necessarily be unlawful, but are completely unacceptable and need to be addressed in preventative training.

This week, after receiving the bill from the California Assembly, the Senate Industrial Relations and Labor Committee advanced AB 450, legislation that puts private employers in a no-win situation between federal immigration enforcement and state enforcement by punishing employers who voluntarily comply with federal authorities. As has been previously communicated, Western Growers is part of a large coalition opposed to the bill. The bill will be considered next in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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