Webinar Articles

Western Growers is joining forces with the Center for Produce Safety, Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Association to present the CPS Research 2018: Putting Research Into Practice Webinar on November 15 at 1:00 pm ET.

Western Growers hosted a webinar on July 2nd to discuss research findings and trends presented at the 2018 CPS Research Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Sonia Salas

January 1, 2018, rang in a host of new California employment laws. Whether you own and operate a company in California or you just do business here, you need to be aware of these new laws. Western Growers will be hosting a webinar on February 7 to help members get in compliance with the new California labor and employment laws. 

This webinar will cover:

Jason Resnick

Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc. (PCMI) is hosting a webinar on Thursday, September 28, 2017, to cover upcoming changes to Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements, as well as provide an overview of the Pinnacle ACA Dashboard.

Resident Affordable Care Act expert and PCMI Compliance Counsel, Jon Alexander, will guide you through the 2017 updates to the tangled web of Affordable Care Act regulations, mandates, and reporting requirements.

When you attend, you'll learn about:

•       Affordable Care Act Updates

On July 1, 2017, Arizona’s new Paid Sick Time law goes into effect. To help members prepare and comply with the new rules, Western Growers will be conducting a live webinar on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.

The webinar will highlight topics including the following:

  • Minimum paid sick time benefits and alternatives
  • Qualifying events
  • Accessing benefits
  • Reporting and recordkeeping
  • Penalties for noncompliance
  • Sample sick leave policy

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Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law Webinar

Jeff Janas

On May 25, Western Growers will host a webinar to guide members on how to resolve common compliance challenges surrounding Form I-9.

Form I-9, which is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States, is simple, but compliance is not easy. Fines for Form I-9 errors can be high – up to $2,156 per form, for a first offense.  Those fines can quickly run up to tens, or even hundreds, of thousands of dollars. 

Stephanie Metzinger

The FDA’s Produce Safety Rule has raised some questions regarding the current requirements for water testings, particularly using EPA method 1603. While FDA’s guidance on these requirements is forthcoming, some efforts have been taken to determine if this method can be practically implemented. This webinar will share the findings of recent bench studies conducted in Arizona comparing the EPA 1603 and the SM 9223B methods. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about the findings!

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Water Testing Methods: Laboratory Bench Findings

Stephanie Metzinger

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