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


Please join us! 

WGL Annual Meeting 2017

Drilling Down on Labor Management

February 2, 2017
at the Yakima Convention Center

EARN 2
PESTICIDE RECERTIFICATION CREDITS

Click here for information and registration

Registration deadline: January 25



Register Now for WGL Training

Tractor Skills and Safety
for Equipment Operators

 Offered in Granger, WA

January 25 - Spanish
CLASS IS FULL

January 31 - English

February 15 - Spanish
CLASS IS FULL

February 16 - Spanish  
JUST ADDED

Click here for more information



Employment Practices Seminar

FREE for WGL members

February 14 in Pasco

February 17 in Yakima

February 21 in Wenatchee

February 23 in Whatcom/Skagit area

Click here for more information



Updated November 11, 2016

Rest Breaks and Meal Periods
in Washington Agriculture: A Summary

Including an explanation of
how bonuses affect rest-break pay
for piece-rate workers

Click here for an updated summary 

(Requires WGL member password)




Learn about the
EPA's proposed changes to the pesticide applicator certification system

Proposed regulations (Federal Register)

WSDA comparison chart and comments

WGL comments

WSDA final comments


Click here for archived information

 


Job Safety Basics for Agricultural Workers

Updated December 2016



Click here to watch or
download WGL's video in
English, Spanish,
Mixteco Alto or
Mixteco Bajo


First DVD is free.
Additional copies are $10 plus tax and shipping



Check out our farmworker housing resources


Sage Bluff Seasonal Housing
in Malaga, WA



Brender Creek
Seasonal Housing

in Cashmere, WA



Rent-A-Tent Housing
for cherry harvest


Immigration
Reform News

Click here to read
the latest news

Updated 08/27/2016

Bills & Documents

A new research report showing the contributions immigrants make to Washington's economy
The Contributions of New Americans in Washington
Released August 2016

A report from the
American Action Forum
Budgetary & Economic
Costs of Addressing
Unauthorized Immigration

Released March 2015

Legal Workforce Act
HR 1147, Feb. 27, 2015

Click here to see
more in the archive



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