Western Growers will give Chandler Farms’ Carol Chandler its highest honor, the Award of Honor, during the 2021 Annual Meeting that is being held between Nov. 7 – 10 in San Diego. You can join us in celebrating Chandler by purchasing a congratulatory advertisement or by reserving a table to receive preferred seating at the ceremony, which will be held at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

A half- page ad in the Award of Honor Dinner Program costs $250, while a full-page ad is priced at $500.

Ann Donahue

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has announced it intends to work on a permanent version of the COVID Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).  DOSH representatives met with its Advisory Committee to take comments on the proposal. 

DOSH wants the existing ETS, which is set to expire on January 14, 2022, to be readopted in December 2022 and expire in April 2022. The permanent standard would replace the readopted ETS and expire in April 2022.

Pre-pandemic workplace thinking emphasized the traditional ‘brick and mortar’ office as critical to productivity, culture and recruiting efforts. A year of pandemic induced need quickly integrated videoconferencing technology and other forms of digital collaboration into our work lives creating unique and non-traditional work environments.

Teresa McQueen

As discussed here, performance reviews, or employee evaluations, are an important tool for supervisors and managers to strengthen employees’ performance and acknowledge high achievers. Continuing our best practices discussion for effective performance reviews we provide the following tips on performance review formats. 

Teresa McQueen

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