Date: Dec 11, 2018

Mark your calendar to join Western Growers in Winterhaven on January 8, 2019, for the 2019 Yuma/Winterhaven H-2A Stakeholder Meeting. Experts from government and the industry will hold round table discussions on important issues such as H-2A Driver Transportation, housing issues, expanding the use of H-2A beyond field harvest work and more!

Experts from Government and Industry:

  • Western Growers
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Department of Labor – Wage and Hour Division
  • State of Arizona Department of Economic
  • Security- Employment Services (DES)
  • State of California Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • Malitz Law Inc.
  • The Saqui Law Group

Roundtable topics:

  • Expanding the use of H-2A beyond field harvest work (Secondary Ag)
  • H-2A Driver Transportation Issues
  • Avoiding costly mistakes when dealing with referrals from the SWA (EDD/DES) on your job order
  • Rejections of your H-2A job order (790) by the SWA (EDD/DES) – issues and best practices
  • Housing issues and concerns
  • And other important issues!

Meeting Details

2019 Yuma/Winterhaven H-2A Stakeholder Meeting

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Quechan Casino – 525 Algodones Road, Winterhaven, CA 92283


For more information, please contact Jason Resnick at or (949) 885-2253.

WG Staff Contact

Jason Resnick
Sr. Vice President & General Counsel

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