AB 975, a bill that would restrict landowner’s water rights and devalue and limit the use of their property within a quarter mile of any river designated as “wild and scenic,” is awaiting a vote by the full Assembly. The legislation is authored by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale).
Mark your calendars! The Forbes AgTech Summit is returning to Salinas on June 28- 29, 2017, where 600 of the smartest and most entrepreneurial minds in Silicon Valley and global agriculture will come together to tackle some of the world’s most critical challenges.
After criminal charges were recently filed against an employer for an electrocution of its employees in 2014, Western Growers Insurance Services would like to remind WG members to reinforce their personal and business risks associated with safety.
Join us at Western Growers’ 92nd Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 29 - November 1, 2017. This year’s meeting will focus on the latest topics impacting the agricultural industry, including cannabis industry growth, healthcare reform, immigration and innovation.
Western Growers will be co-sponsoring APMA's Human Resource Series for Supervisors (HRSS), a nine-course Certificate Program designed specifically for Agricultural Supervisors. Classes are currently offered in Spanish and can be taken individually or as part of a curriculum leading to a certificate.
Grower-Shipper Building - 512 Pajaro Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Western Growers in collaboration with AgSafe will be hosting a series of workshops throughout June and July in California and Arizona to assist fresh produce companies in meeting training requirements under the final FDA’s produce safety rule “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption.”
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, July 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Using case studies and group discussions, this AB 1825 and AB 2053 compliant workshop explores the consequences of sexual harassment on the individual and the organization. We’ll discuss the important elements of carefully and correctly handling sexual harassment issues and complaints. We’ll review the legal definitions of sexual harassment and employment discrimination, learn how to appropriately handle sexual harassment complaints, discuss the negative impact of abusive conduct in the workplace, and management’s legal obligations.