WGL Labor Conference
and Annual Meeting 2019

Keeping on Top of
Changing Times and New Rules

Wednesday
February 20, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m.

Yakima Convention Center
10 N 8th Street, Yakima WA  98901

$75 per person for WGL members

$125 per person for non-members

Registration for the
2019 Labor Conference and Annual Meeting 
includes morning coffee and snack, 
plus a gourmet lunch buffet

Registration is now closed.

OR click here to download a
mail-in registration form

Questions?

Call the WGL office: 509-575-6315



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The 2019 Labor Conference and Annual Meeting
features the following presentations

Labor Supply and Demand
and Wages in WA State Agriculture
Presented by Steven Ross and Dan Zeitlin,
WA State Employment Security Department

Developing Employee Grievance Policies
Presented by Sarah Wixson,
Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore and Shore, Yakima

Non-H-2A Visa Options for Agricultural Employees
Presented by Tom Roach,
Immigration attorney, Pasco WA

Paid Sick Leave Q&A
Presented by Mike Gempler,
Washington Growers League

Paid Family Medical Leave
Presentation and Q&A
Presented by Mike Gempler,
Washington Growers League

An Analysis of the Reintroduced "Blue Card" Immigration Bill and What it Would Mean for Ag
Presented by Tom Roach,
Immigration attorney, Pasco WA

Managing Workers' Compensation Insurance Claims:
All You Ever Wanted to Know
Presented by Lloyd Brooks,
WA State Self-Insurers Association

Click here to download an agenda



 


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

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the latest news

Updated 06/19/2018

Bills & Documents

Republicans introduce Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, June 19, 2018
Border Security and Immigration Reform Act

Department of Homeland Security Memo issued 02/20/2017
Enforcement of the
Immigration Laws to
Serve the National Interest

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

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more in the archive