“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit because it will in the end contribute most to the real wealth, good morals, and happiness.”
– Letter from Thomas Jefferson to George Washington (1787)
Washington Growers League Membership
The Washington Growers League gives you the expert labor and employment help you need when you need it. Your membership ensures you’re supported by the best-trained staff in the industry and helps back crucial advocacy that represents and protects the interests and rights of agricultural employers in Washington state.
The Washington Growers League is the “go-to” group for Washington State agriculture on industry-wide labor issues like immigration, labor supply, wages, labor relations, and employment problems. WGL provides resources, updates and expert assistance on laws, regulations, and best practices to its agricultural employer members.
You’ll receive consultation provided by our experienced labor management staff and legal resources. Our agricultural employer members can count on receiving accurate information.
We provide smart lobbying and advocacy in the Washington State legislature and agencies while also helping to influence federal labor policy.
Produced monthly in English and Spanish, our relevant safety topics help keep WGL members in compliance with safety standards.
Our comprehensive Agricultural Employer’s Handbook was written for managers and supervisors in the agricultural industry and is available to all our members.
The WGL Newsline
Our quarterly newsletter provides updates on labor and employment in Northwest agriculture. Labor Management bulletins on hot topics and new regulatory developments are sent in blast emails to our members when relevant.
Public & Media Relations
WGL Executive Director Mike Gempler is a widely-recognized and experienced spokesman for agriculture on labor and employment issues.
Members have access to our video library which provides information and training information for WGL members and their employees.
Members have available to them, an extensive collection of labor and employment compliance programs, forms, posters, safety materials and other resources in the Store of the member online portal.