The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is in the process of updating restrictions and use limits for 1,3-D (e.g. Telone). For the last several years, DPR has undertaken an exhaustive scientific review of 1,3-D as part of DPR’s requirement to update conditions governing its use in California.

Stephanie Metzinger

Today, Western Growers and the California Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA) issued a joint press release announcing the organizations will be filing an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging provisions of AB 1513, a bill signed into last year law. That law provides a safe harbor from class action lawsuits to employers who make back payments to piece-rate employees for rest periods and other “nonproductive time.”

Jeff Janas


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