The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of Northern through Central California with temperatures expected to range from 100-112 degrees in some areas by the end of the week. Since Cal OSHA closely monitors heat advisories from the NWS, it may initiate a number of inspections of companies to verify that they are compliant with state regulations regarding heat illness. 

Greg Nelson

Members of the Western Growers Board of Directors are meeting in Washington, D.C. this week at a crucial moment for critical issues in the agriculture industry. While there, the board is meeting with national opinion and policy makers to discuss the need for immigration reform, specialty crop concerns with passage of the Farm Bill, food safety regulations and other pressing issues.

Wendy Fink-Weber

Join Western Growers next month for a new webinar designed to help you understand joint employer liability. Due to recent litigation and court decisions, there is now a blurred line between where labor contractor responsibility ends and grower responsibility begins. WG will host the webinar with the Law Offices of Scott A. Wilson. This webinar is complimentary for WG members.

Jason Resnick

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