November 2015 Issue

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November 4, 2015
Techniques to Reduce Losses & Costs in Workers’ Comp

By Matt Bigham   Employers face a multitude of insurance challenges in today’s market.  … Read More

November 4, 2015
Governor Brown Signs “Country’s Toughest Equal Pay Law”

On October 6, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act (SB 358) —considered t … Read More

November 4, 2015
Ninth Circuit Says PAGA Claims Can’t be Waived

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held in a 2-1 decision that the Federal Arb … Read More

November 4, 2015
What is the Role of ET in Agriculture?

Forrest Melton, a well-respected senior research scientist, recently said: “When people hear that … Read More

November 4, 2015
Laying the Foundations for Immigration Reform

While much of the recent public attention on immigration reform has been negative, Western Growers a … Read More

November 4, 2015
LEGISLATOR PROFILE: Jacqui Irwin represents California’s 44th Assembly District including Oxnard, Camarillo and Thousand Oaks

(Editor’s Note: The questions and answers have been paraphrased for brevity and clarity)   Ja … Read More