The Governor recently came out with his May Revision to his budget, which included a revision to his proposed Cap and Trade Expenditure Plan. The revision added $65 million to the funding for Ag Diesel Engine Replacement (FARMER Program).
The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) is proposing changes to classifications contained in the California Workers’ Compensation Uniform Statistical Reporting Plan–1995 (USRP) that may apply to employers in your industry.
Following pressure from lobbyists, including a last-minute play by Apple, a California right to repair bill was pulled by its cosponsor for a second time, giving tech companies opposing the legislation a one-year reprieve.
California AB 468 would repeal all major business tax incentives by December 2023, if certain conditions are not met, and result in one of the largest tax increases in recent years.
The Far West Equipment Dealers Association (FWEDA), the nonprofit trade association representing agricultural, industrial, material handling, hardware, lumber, outdoor power and rental equipment dealers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming, announced today it has entered into a professional development training partnership with Idaho-based THE TRAINING A.S.P.E.C.T.
The Far West Equipment Dealers Association (FWEDA) today announced its selection of OPOC.us (One Point of Care) to assist FWEDA members with their health insurance and other employee benefits needs.
A California Court of Appeal just announced a sweeping change in California’s reporting time pay rules which now prohibits a common scheduling practice used by employers throughout the state (Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc.).
Effective January 1, 2019, employers in California with 5 or more employees (or independent contractors) must provide sexual harassment training to all employees (SB 1343). The deadline for compliance with initial training is January 1, 2020.
The California Energy Commission is inviting small, medium, and large farms to a special Grant Funding Opportunity (GFO) for the Renewable Energy for Agriculture Program (REAP). REAP grants range from $25,000 to $350,000 and support renewable energy upgrades for agricultural operations.
As farm equipment becomes more high-tech and computerized, diagnosing and fixing even simple problems often requires farmers to rely on equipment dealers’ shops to do the work, resulting in longer downtimes and lost productivity.