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Overtime?

Overtime?

I think it is time we take a look at OVERTIME. We hear so much about what a great opportunity it can be for employees. Likewise, we hear almost every employer held in fear of what it will do to ... more
Senate Bill 2837 and Assembly Bill 2750

Senate Bill 2837 and Assembly Bill 2750

Here are some considerations for talking points. A fact that no one wishes to address is in this case everyone is trying to improve the future for farm workers. While it may, on first glance, seem this is false, it ... more
February Reality Check

February Reality Check

I just spent two full days taking two groups around Albany. The first day they were from the Berry Industry. On the second day, they were primarily apple growers, but they had other tree fruit interests. Each group had budget ... more
What is at Stake in the next Year in Albany?

What is at Stake in the next Year in Albany?

No one has a lock on tomorrow. We each can offer our most sincere educated estimate about the future. We must try to stay within our known borders and then project what could possibly happen. With total 100% certainty the ... more