Wine & Vine Conference - **Postponed to January 2015**
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Prepare for harvest and crush seasons with the latest information and best practices in labor management. Two days, four tracks. Breakfast, lunch and reception included!

When: Thursday, July 10, 2014
From 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where: TBA North Bay
Rohnert Park, California  94928
United States
Contact: 415-291-1992

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Conference Details

Qualifies for 7.5 General Recertification Credits (pending approval)


Thursday July 10, 8:30am-5:00pm - followed by a Networking Reception

Friday July 11, 8:30am-12:20pm



Keynotes by Karen Ross, Secretary of California Department of Food and Agriculture & Allison Jordon, VP, Environmental Affairs, Wine Institute.

Plus Four Educational Tracks to Choose From:

Human Resource Management:

  • Preventing Harassment: Creating Respectful Workplaces
  • Affordable Care Act - Requirements and Options
  • Help Wanted: An Eleven Step Template to Hiring
  • Wage & Hour Update, Non-Productive Time Compensation
  • Benefits of Physical Aptitute Tests
  • Boomers to Gen X, Y, and Z: Managing the Multi-Generational Workforce

Safety Management:

  • Confined Spaces, Winery and Vineyard
  • Lock-Out/Tag-Out for Winery and Vineyard Operations
  • Understanding and Controlling Your Experience
  • Chemicals, Pesticides and Hazard Communications
  • Cal OSHA Updates - Night Work, Heat Illness Prevention
  • Respiratory Protection for Winery & Vineyard Pesticides

General Interest:

  • Labor Laws 2014: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Managing Joint Liability Issues Vineyard and Winery
  • Worksite Wellness: How to Do It Right
  • 1-9s, H2A Visas, and Immigration Reform
  • Cal OSHA Violations - How to Appeal and Prevent
  • Modification Factor
  • Social Media - Bring Your Own Device

Supervisor Training in SPANISH:

  • Motivating Yourself and Your Team
  • Supervisors' Roles in Safety Management
  • Preventing Harassment: Creating Respectful Workplaces
  • Conducting Effective Tailgate Safety Meetings
  • Workers Comp 101: Proper Reporting and Management of Work Injuries
  • Effective and Positive Communications 

Cancellations received less than seven calendar days from the program date are not refundable. If cancellation within seven days of the program is unavoidable, a credit for a future event will be granted, minus a $75 administration fee ($15 for regional meetings and Webinars). Credits must be used within one year of issue. A substitute attendee is allowed at the applicable NCHRA member/non-member rate in lieu of credit. Separate cancellation policies apply for the HR West Conference and Certification Preparation Courses.