The government funding bill currently before Congress has revived a long-running debate over how many hours truck drivers can spend on the road.  Lawmakers included language in the $1.1 trillion omnibus funding bill that blocks U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulations implemented in 2013 designed to relax driver scheduling regulations and prevent driver fatigue.

Ken Gilliland

Whether you own and operate a company in California or you just do business here, you need to be aware of new employment laws taking effect as soon as a few weeks from now. To bring you up to speed on key California legislative and case law developments that will help your business prepare for 2015, Western Growers is sponsoring a free webinar for members. 

Jason Resnick

The December 2014 edition of the WG&S Magazine is in the mail. Here’s a preview of some of the stories you will see:  

 

COVER STORY

TOP ISSUE OF THE YEAR

Immigration Reform Garners Premium Spot Despite Inaction

 

PRESIDENT'S NOTES

Red Congress, Blue White House

 

MEMBER PROFILE

Firm Puts the “Special” in Specialty Grower

 

AG & THE LAW

California Court Rules Holding Company was the Employer of Owned Entity’s Workers

 

DEAR JON

2015 Employer Mandate Explained

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