Western Growers and industry allies have filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief with the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District.

In Jaime Zepeda Labor Contracting, Inc., et al. v. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Court of Appeal will rule on two issues very important to the agricultural industry:  

Jason Resnick

Empower yourself to use social media as a tool for industry advocacy. Building on our first virtual social media class where we learned about the seven archetypes of social media, WG Women is offering participants an in-depth look at effective social media tactics. The training will be provided by digital-first communications experts from Unearth.

Cory Lunde

Agri-Pulse’s first annual food and ag policy summit kicks off tomorrow, September 9th. Registration is free for all WG members ($149 value).

The day will feature thought-provoking discussions on sustainability, food waste, alternative protein and more, with top leaders in the food and agriculture industries. With an all-star lineup of speakers, you won't want to miss this first annual event.

Cory Lunde

On August 8, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum directing the Treasury Secretary to defer the collection of the employee portion of Social Security taxes (listed as “OASDI” on the paystub) but left many questions on the details on implementing this deferral unanswered.  The Memorandum directed the Department of Treasury to issue guidance that would allow employers to defer the withholding and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes.

Jason Resnick

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