Nomination ballots to elect Western Growers’ Board of Directors to a two-year term (2023 and 2024) were emailed to all Regular Members on June 10 and again on June 20, 2022. Our secure online voting platform focuses on privacy, security, and verifiability — all of which are paramount to hosting an honest election. 

The nomination ballot is the first step in a two-part process. It lists prospective candidates from your district for inclusion on the official ballot. The official ballot will be emailed to you in late August to vote to fill the allotted board of director seats.

Kim Sherman

On June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued an announcement, increasing the optional standard mileage rate – used to deduct eligible business trips in a vehicle on tax returns – for the final six months of 2022 from 58.5 cents per mile to 62.5 cents per mile. The new rate will be effective beginning July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.  The old rate of 58.5 cents per mile will remain in effective through June 30, 2022.

Jason Resnick

On June 15, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), which allows employees to sue their employer on behalf of the state and seek monetary penalties on behalf of other employees, does not permit them to sidestep arbitration agreements which require such individual actions be brought in an individual arbitration rather than in court. (Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana).

Jason Resnick


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