A recent Fourth Circuit[i] case puts into stark perspective how important it is for employers to “begin as you mean to go on…” especially when it comes to enforcing company policies and procedures. Employers must remember that the protections and defenses afforded them under established policies and practices can be put at risk where regular deviations create new ‘usual and customary’ practices.

Teresa McQueen

California law requires employers regularly employing 50 or more persons (or regularly receiving the services of 50 or more persons providing services pursuant to a contract) to provide prevention of abusive conduct as a component of its anti-harassment training and education requirements targeted at all employees.

Teresa McQueen

The beginnings of a robotics revolution in the agricultural world will take place in California on Oct. 18-20.

Over 800 people who work in the food system, technology experts and others are expected to gather at FIRA USA in Fresno, Calif., to
discover the latest self-sustaining solutions to farm labor shortages and environmental challenges.

Ann Donahue

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