On January 2, 2015, the California Department of Motor Vehicles began issuing  driver licenses to undocumented immigrants pursuant to AB 60 (Alejo, D-Salinas).  It is likely that many falsely documented agricultural employees will take advantage of this new opportunity.  According to an agency press release, over 11,000 AB 60 licenses have been issued and almost 110,000 driver license exams have been administered since January 2, 2015.

Jason Resnick

Following the conclusion of a three-year pilot program designed to evaluate the safety of Mexican trucks on U.S. highways, the United States Department of Transportation  (USDOT) has decided to open its roads to that country’s freight carriers.  The decision by USDOT ends  a controversy that has raged for more than a decade since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1993.

Ken Gilliland

Western Growers’ fully revised and updated Personnel Procedures Manual covers everything you need to know to stay in compliance with California’s and Arizona’s complex and ever-changing rules, laws, and regulations in the agricultural industry —including  the information you'll need to be in compliance in 2015.

Jason Resnick

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