After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology Lunch & Learn series returned last week with a presentation from Dr. Hillary Thomas, the Research and Technical Director at Naturipe Berry Growers.

At Naturipe, Dr. Thomas focuses on the development of applied agricultural programs and technology transfer to growers. She received her doctorate in Entomology in 2009 from the UC Davis and went on to serve as a Science and Technology fellow in the California state legislature.

Ann Donahue

In an opinion with far reaching implications for employer handbook policies, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) latest decision (Tesla, Inc.) deals with the issue of “lawfulness of workplace rules or policies that restrict the display of union insignia.”

Teresa McQueen


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