INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CHAOS REIGNS IN CALIFORNIA

On September 18, 2019, the Governor signed AB 5, which significantly impacts independent contractors’ classification.  It not only changes the standards in which employers use to determine whether a hired contractor will be classified as their “employee”, it...

SAFETY MUST BE A PRIORITY IN DAIRY

In California, Cal/OSHA has classified dairy as a “high hazard” industry, and nationwide, dairy occupations are among agriculture’s most dangerous.  Manure lagoons, equipment, falling hay, and even livestock themselves contribute to this...