Walters: Unions Hold Special Place In Hearts of CA Dems

In his CALmatters column, Dan Walters questions the tight-knit relationship between labor unions and California legislators. In his look at how friendly the two groups are, Walters refers to two examples, one of which holds local importance. While last w...

Gerawan-UFW Heads to State Supreme Court

In the ongoing saga of a Valley agriculture company and its labor issues, GV Wire updates the latest in the legal battles of Gerawan Farming vs. Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) and the United Farm Workers (UFW) labor union. Supreme Court Date Set ...

No DQ: Witness Comes Forward in ALRB Case

The identity of the witness behind Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) member Isadore Hall’s alleged threats against those who oppose him has been revealed. State Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) initial...

GV Wire Tracks Down Isadore Hall at ALRB

It’s a Monday afternoon in Sacramento. In an auditorium at the Employment Development Department, about a dozen people in total gather for a public meeting of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Most of tho...

Gerawan Responds to ALRB Spending Story

[from GV Wire: The following is a response sent to GV Wire from lawyers representing Gerawan Farming. They say the amount the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) spends litigating the Gerawan cases is muc...
Isadore Hall at a news conference.

Hall Yes! Senate Approves Controversial ALRB Pick

Neither allegations of cronyism nor accusations of ethical lapses deterred the Democrats in the state senate from confirming one of their former colleagues to the board of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). By a party line, 25-13 vote, Isadore Hall...