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In response to California State Senator Melissa Hurtado being forced to pull SB 559 after the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee removed all funding provisions, a coalition of leading California fresh produce organizations issued the following statement:
The California Department of Transportation has announced two changes of relevance for Western Growers members in regards to the special permit on increased weight limits for the transportation of agricultural products.
Confirmation has again been provided – if such was needed – that current or former employees “cannot be compelled to arbitrate [Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)] claims based on a predispute arbitration agreement.” This was the finding of the Court of Appeal (5th District) in its ruling in the case Herrera v. Doctors Medical Center of Modesto (August 2021).