February 23, 2024
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Overtime pay for ag workers will hurt tri-county growers


Workers that process lemons in Limoneira’s new packinghouse in Santa Paula already receive overtime pay. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law the controversial Assembly Bill 1066, which phases in overtime pay for agriculture workers over four years starting in 2019. Growers throughout the state have strongly opposed the bill, pointing to the cumulative effects…


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