Washington Growers League
has the information you need

If you employ agricultural workers, Washington Growers League is the source you need to manage the complicated labor and employment issues facing all agricultural employers today.

Every year, hundreds of legislative and regulatory changes affect agricultural employers in Washington state. WGL is the leading source for information on:

Regulatory changes

Employment services

Labor management

Safety requirements



What's New at WGL

Here is an opportunity to help educate the public about the reality of agriculture,
our workforce, and immigration reform.


Please watch the video above, then
click here to learn more about how you can help



Want to join
the WGL Retro Group?

The first step is to fill out an Authorization Form so we can determine your eligibility.

Download an Authorization Form




EPA Proposes Changes to the
Worker Protection Standard

On February 20, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed changes to the Worker Protection standard.

Click the links below for more information

WPS Proposed Changes Fact Sheet

WPS Comparison of
Current and Proposed Standards





Safety/Retro Update

2013 Annual Pesticides Report to the Legislature released by WSDA

Of particular interest for growers:

  • A summary of complaints and investigations, beginning on page 1
  • An analysis of complaints involving drift and direct human exposure, beginning on page 11
  • Detailed case data showing characteristics and investigation results for cases involving human exposure, beginning on page B-1

Click the report below to open it


 


Immigration
Reform News

Click here to read
the latest news

Updated 07/04/2014

Bills & Documents

Republican "Standards for Immigration Reform"
Released Jan. 29, 2014

Washington Compact Study
Immigration Reform:
Towards a
Stronger Washington

AWC-UFW Agreement

Senate Bill 744

Senate Bill 744, amended
After SJC markup
May 28, 2013

Goodlatte House Bill



WGL and the
Washington Compact

Leaders in Washington’s business, faith, and
agriculture communities
have come together
to create a broad and
powerful coalition
that supports
immigration reform.

Learn more about the Washington Compact

Sign the compact
to show your support for immigration reform this year



Check out our farmworker housing resources


Sage Bluff Seasonal Housing
in Malaga, WA



Rent-A-Tent Housing
for cherry harvest