Farm Labor Contractors

Labor Commissioner Cites Farm Labor Contractor, Holds Growers Liable for Wage Theft Violations Affecting 1,374 Seasonal Workers

San Bernardino—The Labor Commissioner’s Office has issued wage theft citations to a large farm labor contracting operation for failing to timely provide 1,374 seasonal farmworkers their final pay. Vista Santa Rosa Inc. did not pay discharged workers on the last day of work as required...

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New Irrigation Service – Napa County RCD Irrigation Scheduling Cost-Share

Napa County RCD received funding in 2017 from California Department of Water Resources to work with growers to implement precision irrigation scheduling and assist growers with other irrigation improvements. We can now offer growers cost-share of equipment and consultant services related to enhancing irrigation. Below is...

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New Farm Labor Contractor Law: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training in Language Understood by Employee

Today, Governor Brown signed into law SB 295 (Monning). Farm labor contractors: sexual harassment prevention. Existing law requires farm labor contractors to be licensed by the Labor Commissioner and to comply with specified employment laws applicable to farm labor contractors. A violation of those laws is a...

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