On Wednesday this week, the California Senate passed AB 3080 (Gonzalez Fletcher; D-San Diego) to limit the use of Settlement Agreements and Arbitration Agreements for labor and employment claims. Gonzalez-Fletcher is the same legislator who authored paid sick leave time, which has become a disaster within the agricultural industry.
Based upon credible, third party information, VCAA has been advised that Arturo Rodriguez, the long-time president of the United Farmworkers of America, AFL-CIO, will soon be retiring at the UFW’s next Annual Convention.
President Donald Trump urges farmers and others to stick with him in trade and tariff battles with Europe and China. He traveled to two farm states Thursday and urged backers to stick with him on trade, despite tariff battles with Europe and China that are undercutting crop prices.
FDA plans to enforce federal standard that defines "milk" as coming from cows
NEW YORK (AP) — Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as “milk” may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.
The Food and Drug Administration signaled plans to start enforcing a federal standard that defines “milk” as coming from the “milking of one or more healthy cows.” That would be a change for the agency, which has not aggressively gone after the proliferation of plant-based drinks labeled as “milk.”