The Western Growers July 2017 Board of Directors Meeting concluded today. From July 25 to 27, WG Board Members gathered in Orange County to guide WG’s actions on state and federal legislative and regulatory priorities impacting Western Growers members, as well as provide feedback on important initiatives being undertaken by the association. Among the issues discussed:

Cory Lunde

As a result of AB 2337 being signed into law on September 14, 2016, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office has issued guidance outlining the notification process and rights of employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.

AB 2337 requires ALL California employers to provide new employees -- and other employees who request it -- with written notice of their right to take time off from work without retaliation in these instances. This new requirement is effective immediately.

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