Download the April 2017 LDGGA Newsletter
AB 1066 Expands Agricultural Overtime
On September 12, 2016, Governor Brown signed AB 1066 which will require agricultural employers to pay farmworkers time and half after 8 hours of work in a day and 40 hours in a week. The new overtime pay requirement will phase in over a three-year period beginning in 2019. The phase-in requirement is delayed until 2022 for agricultural employers with 25 or fewer workers
DPR Regulations for Pesticide Use Near Schools & Day Care Facilities
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation will require growers to notify public schools and licensed daycare centers annually of pesticides that may be used within one–quarter mile and prohibits some applications on weekdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The regulation is scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2018. More information can be found at http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/.
UFW Seeking Access to Farms & Farmworkers
In summer 2015, UFW filed Notices of Intent to Take Access to multiple growers throughout the state, including in the Lodi area. The following “Cheat Sheets” provided by The Saqui Law Group provide information regarding Access under the ALRA.
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board Waste Discharge Regulations
- San Joaquin & Delta Waste Discharge Requirements as adopted March 2014
- Sacramento River Watershed Waste Discharge Requirements as adopted March 2014
- San Joaquin County & Delta Water Quality Coalition website
Download the Lodi Economic Impact Study