Blue Note - 1030 Main Street, Napa, CA 94559
|9:00am - 11:30am|
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and pastries
||Welcome and Introduction
|9:05 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
||2019 Napa Valley Wages & Benefits
Dr. Giovanni Peri, Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis
|9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
||Workforce Modernization Act and H2A: Planning for Tomorrow’s Workforce
Erica Rosasco, Attorney at Law, McKague Rosasco PC
|10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
||Using Job Satisfaction Assessments as a Tool to Address Agricultural Labor Shortages and Promote Health & Wellness Among Agricultural Workers
Malcolm Hobbs, Staff Research Associate, University of California Cooperative Extension
|11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
|DR. GIOVANNI PERI, PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
Giovanni Peri is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department at the University of California, Davis and Director of the Interdisciplinary Migration Cluster at UC Davis. Dr. Peri is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Editor of “Regional Science and Urban Economics”. He is on the Editorial Board of the “Journal of the European Economic Association”, and of several academic journals. Dr. Peri has published in several academic journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics and the Economic Journal. His research has been featured in the Economist, the New York Times, the Wall Street journal and other newspapers. Dr. Peri’s research focuses on the economic determinants and effects of human migrations.
ERICA ROSASCO, PARTNER, MCKAGUE ROSASCO LLP
Erica Rosasco is a partner at McKague Rosasco LLP in Roseville, California. She has received an “AV® Preeminent™” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity. Ms. Rosasco represents agricultural employers in all aspects of employment and civil litigation. Ms. Rosasco is from a cattle ranching family and grew up in the central valley.
For attendees unable to attend in person, this program will be available via Livestream. The link and password for Livestream will be emailed to all ticket holders the morning of the seminar.