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:
What's New at WGL
We're celebrating the start of operations at WGL's new seasonal farmworker housing site in Cashmere
Wednesday, May 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5693 Sunset Highway, Cashmere, Washington
Come join us!
Free informational presentations
offered around Central Washington this spring
How to qualify for:
The Executive Action on the DAPA program
(Deferred Action for Parents of Americans
and Lawful Permanent Residents)
The expansion of the DACA program
(Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
Click here for a schedule of dates and locations
Please complete our survey on
child care needs for your farmworkers
Click here to take the survey
WSDA Pesticide Training
The Washington State Department of Agriculture offers Spanish-language pesticide education classes
Click below to open the 2015 calendar
English version Spanish version
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
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