Dilley: OT Ruling The Latest Challenge Put Before Washington Dairy Farmers

Last week, the Washington Supreme Court ruled farmworkers must receive overtime pay, thus eliminating an exemption from the state’s minimum wage law the Ag industry has used for decades. The ruling will have a deep and direct impact on the Washington dairy industry. And according to Scott Dilley Communication Director for the state dairy federation, […]

Washington Dairy To Discuss Labor During Virtual Meeting Wednesday

The Washington State Dairy Federation will hold a virtual presentation Wednesday focused on a variety of labor topics and how they will impact those in the industry. Scott Dilley, Communications Director for the Dairy Federation, said WAFLA Director Dan Fazio and Human Resources Manager Pam Peters will address employment-related questions. “Where are we on workers’ comp […]

Northwest Dairy Industry To Be Recognized For Safety Efforts

Northwest dairy will be front and center when safety is honored in March.  The Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America has announced that eight individuals and organizations will be honored for leadership in agricultural safety as demonstrated through safety training, collaboration, promotion, education or research.   One of the organizations to be honored will […]