Labor & Compliance

View our calendar for upcoming trainings and workshops.

AB 5: Reclassification of independent contractors to employees under California law

AB 5 went into effect on January 1, 2020. This law may impact the way you do business if you are an independent contractor or rely on independent contractors. For more information on this change please click below to view a frequently asked questions document that was put together by California Farm Bureau Federation. If you are concerned about how this will impact your business, please contact our office by email, [email protected] or by phone, 462-6664. We will add you to our notification list as developments occur.


2020 Employment Posters

Posters contain primary state and federal notices that are required to be available for your employees. Place your orders now by contacting our office by phone, 462-6664 or by email, [email protected]

Poster set includes: 5 laminated posters, most information is printed in English and Spanish.

Cost per set is $125, MCFB members receive a $10 discount.


Health and Safety

Mendocino County Farm Bureau has an inventory of safety related materials available including various signage (samples below), labor law requirement posters, a safety training video/DVD lending library and a number of tailgate training handouts.  Please stop by or call the office to see how we can assist you with your safety needs!

Heat Illness

Cal OSHA Heat Illness Prevention

Night Work Safety

CAL OSHA Night Work Regulation

FELS Night Work Frequently Asked Questions

FELS Night Work Power Point Presentation June 2020

June 22, 2020 Zoom Webinar Recording on Night Work Regulation

Fire Safety

Mendocino County Fire Safe Council

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)

Wildfire Smoke Regulation for Employers and Employees

UC Davis Western Center for Ag Health and Safety: Wildfire Resources

Safety Training Materials

Farm Employers Labor Service

State Fund Online Safety Training Videos

Cal OSHA Injury and Illness Prevention Program Guidelines

Cal OSHA Consultation Services for Agriculture

Mendocino County Agricultural Commissioner

DPR Pesticide Training Resources