AG Labor Update
Trump backs house bill mandating e-verify and replacing H2A after four immigration bills fail in the senate
Four immigration bills failed in the Senate last week. A few of those bills would have addressed DACA and border security, but none addressed other undocumented populations or improvements to a guest worker program
Interview with Superfresh Growers' Kristin Kershaw
Kristin Kershaw of Superfresh Growers has taken some time to share her experience and aspirations with Ganaz.
5 steps to prevent a #METOO problem in your workplace
As the #MeToo movement continues to spread and more people give voice to their experiences with sexual harassment, everyone from movie executives to farm owners are asking: How can we prevent this from happening in the future?
Farmworker wages up 3% in 2017; average now $12.51
On November 16, 2017, the USDA released its October 2017 survey data detailing that average wages for all hired workers are up 3% year-over-year and the national average for field worker wages is now $12.51/hour.
Interview with Stemilt
West Mathison took some time to share with us the passion, philosophy and practices that drive their third-generation family business.
Interview with Andrew & Williamson
Andrew & Williamson’s Amalia Lommel has been deeply involved in agricultural human resources issues during her 24 years at the company. As the Director of Social Responsibility, she's helped lead cultural change initiatives as well as the company's involvement with EFI and Fair Trade USA.
What's your net promoter score?
To retain workers in a tight labor market, agricultural employers are investing millions in everything from healthcare to housing. But how do you know how to target your limited resources at the areas that will have the biggest impact on retention?