Understanding how the Affordable Care Act affects growers

By |November 27th, 2013|

Ag employers and employees face a mandate to offer and have health insurance.

Good Point: The EEOC is targeting Pacific Northwest growers

By |November 18th, 2013|

Growers should be on alert for claims made by employees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a federal agency [...]

Forum on immigration reform

By |September 20th, 2013|

The North Central Washington Immigration Reform Roundtable will present a forum on immigration reform at Wenatchee Valley College [...]

Deadline approaching for Affordable Care Act

By |September 16th, 2013|

The Washington Farm Labor Association reminds all agricultural employers, regardless of the number of their workers, that October 1 [...]

Leading by example

By |May 15th, 2013|

Servando Rodriguez manages the production of 400 acres of apples and cherries and 450 acres of wine grapes for [...]

Meet Washington State’s new agriculture director

By |April 15th, 2013|

Bud Hover’s road to directorship of the Washington State Department of Agriculture began in 1938 when his mother and [...]

An urgent plea for immigration reform

By |April 1st, 2013|

Devout Christians will tell you God works in mysterious ways.

So, perhaps it was divine intervention that two teenagers from [...]

Ladder falls top accident list

By |April 1st, 2013|

Farming is a dangerous occupation, which makes accident prevention even more important.

Farming is one of the four most dangerous [...]

Start working on health care now

By |April 1st, 2013|

Health care reform will add to employers’ costs and complicate their business when regulations take effect next year. But, [...]

Are you over 50?

By |April 1st, 2013|

To find out if you will be required to provide a health benefits plan for your employees starting January [...]