Jason Resnick
Western Growers, Sr. Vice President & General Counsel

Jason Resnick joined Western Growers in 2003 as a staff attorney. Today as Sr. Vice President and General Counsel, he has responsibility for overseeing the organization’s legal affairs.  Jason works closely with the Western Growers executive team on legal, business and policy matters and he has primary staff responsibility for the Western Growers Labor Committee.

Prior to joining Western Growers, Jason was a litigator at a prominent Orange County law firm. His litigation experience includes trying jury and bench trials, administrative proceedings before state and federal agencies, and drafting appellate briefs to the California Supreme Court and state and federal courts of appeal.

Jason is a frequent speaker and magazine contributor on employment law and ag labor availability issues. He serves on the board of directors for the Agricultural Personnel Management Association (APMA) and is a past co-chair of the Agribusiness Committee of the State Bar of California.

Jason received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine and his JD from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

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Articles by Jason Resnick

Dec 04, 2018

Mark your calendars from January 23rd – January 25th for the 39th Annual APMA Forum. This year’s conference for Human Resource, Labor and Safety Professionals in the agricultural industry will be hosted at the beautiful Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, California.

Nov 20, 2018

Last May, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) along with the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of State, announced a coordinated effort to modernize and streamline the application process for the H-2A temporary agricultural visa

Oct 25, 2018

As Election Day (Tuesday, November 6th) draws near, it is important to keep in mind that California Law requires employers to give all employees who do not have sufficient time outside of working hours to vote in a statewide election time off to vote (California Election Code section 14000).

Sep 27, 2018

“IT IS CERTIFIED that a majority of the valid ballots have been cast for ‘No Union’ in the representation election conducted on November 5, 2013, among the agricultural employees of Gerawan Farming, Inc., in the State of California, and that the United Farm Workers of America thereby lost

Jul 12, 2018
In H-2A

H-2A workers will once again be permitted to occupy farmworker housing funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Section 514 loans, thanks to an amendment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 sponsored by U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA).

Jul 05, 2018

A federal judge in Sacramento has issued an order blocking the State of California from enforcing certain provisions of AB 450 – the recently enacted law that imposes various requirements on employers with respect to immigration worksite actions.