California Association of Agricultural Labor (CAAL) Conference

The California Association of Agricultural Labor (CAAL) is hosting the CAAL Conference on March 15, 2014 with the following agenda:

Department of Labor (DOL):  Transportation

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE):  Piece rate

New:  Mandatory Rest Breaks Compensation and Record Keeping

OSHA:  Safety Training

Anthony Raimondo

Other: Health Care Reform

Guest speakers will include:

Anthony Raimondo, Partner, McCormick Barstow LLP, Fresno, has been representing and counseling employers with strategic planning, day-to-day workplace issues, turning back union organizing campaigns, and negotiating favorable contracts. Mr. Raimondo is the primary labor and employment resource for California’s Western United Dairymen.

Gil Molina
Gil Molina

Gilbert (Gil) S. Molina, a highly respected bi-lingual resource, trainer and labor consultant in Fresno, has 31 years of federal service as an investigator within the U.S. Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division, Internal Revenue Service and the United States Navy. As CEO for CAAL, Molina’s goal is to create training and options for the Farm Labor Contractors and their foremen.

Mark Saltzman, Saltzman Financial & Insurance Services, has been working in the insurance industry since 1977. His firm has partnered with United Agribusiness League and Western Growers to offer some of the best medical plans available to the agriculture industry today.

Mark Saltzman and son, Kevin
Mark Saltzman and son, Kevin

The Conference begins at 8 am with breakfast; the meeting begins at 9 am. It takes place at 1444 Fulton Street in Fresno. Spanish translation is available.

CAAL Members – Free

Non-members – $25

RSVP  by phoning  559-513-8562 (English) or 559-905-7638 (Spanish).

CAAL’s mission is to create a favorable business environment for its members; foster and maintain good government relations on behalf of its clients; and educate, train, and certify the farm labor industry on all relevant regulations impacting agricultural business. This organization represents over 60,000 employees.