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The Workers' Compensation Thrill Ride

New laws and better education are helping wineries stay on-track despite ballooning workers' comp rates.
Dec 2004 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The double-loop roller coaster at (your local theme park name here) has nothing on the ride workers' compensation rates have given Golden State Vintners over the last four years. Motion-sickness pills come immediately to mind."The rates are nearly four times what they were when I got here in 1998," said David Lockwood, CFO at Joseph Phelps Vineyard of Napa Valley. "And it's not like we can cut corners on labor. We're farmers, we're tied to the land. This land. Our product is a Napa Valley produc...
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