December 2015 Issue

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December 15, 2015
New Rules for Piece-Rate Employees and Limited Safe Harbor

On October 10, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1513, which adds a new section to the L … Read More

December 15, 2015
A Look Back…and Ahead Lack of Immigration Reform and Federal Water Legislation Mar Another Year

As Western Growers convened its 90th Annual Meeting in San Diego in November, it once again lamented … Read More

December 15, 2015
FOOD WASTE: Firm Pioneers Use for Farm & Environment Benefit

While working on Wall Street, Dan Morash, who studied organic chemistry at Yale and is a Dartmouth M … Read More

2013 Official Portrait - Tony Cardenas
December 15, 2015
Legislator Profile California U.S. Rep Tony Cardenas represents the 29th Congressional District, the San Fernando Valley

Rep. Cardenas was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 and re-elected in 2014. &nbsp … Read More

December 15, 2015
Biofuel Production: Is it an Option for Specialty Crop Growers?

In this country, biofuel production has been typically associated with corn, although biofuels can b … Read More

December 15, 2015
With So Many Congressmen, Why Can’t California Get Anything it Wants?

California’s Congressional Delegation is the largest in the country at 53 members.  With that man … Read More