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August 2005

 

Issues

UFW-Gallo dispute in spotlight
Union works to focus attention on local contract;

wine giant dismisses tactics, wants more talks

 

Articles

Summer 2005

THE GREEN MOTEL

 

August 29, 2005
Guest workers note progress
Labor contract has brought changes

 

August 28, 2005
Farm plight: Tense times, millions in damages
After Hurricane Katrina, farmers, growers and laborers

who depend on agriculture for their livelihood are reeling.

 

August 25, 2005
EDITORIAL
Farm jobs at risk

 

August 22, 2005
Bracero Protests Heat Up Again

 

August 21, 2005 
Healthcare Is Migrating South of the Border
California employers are steering Latinos to Mexico,

where care is less costly but uneven.
 

August 19, 2005
2 Illegal Immigrants Win Arizona Ranch in Court

 

August 18, 2005
Editorial
Check on nurseries, too, for pesticide violations

 

August 17, 2005
Lee Sheriff's Office busts alleged Fort Myers brothel

 

Number of Colorado human trafficking cases rises

 

August 14, 2005
Slim Pickings in Farm Labor Pool
Tighter borders and construction jobs that pay better are at the root of

a shortage of workers willing to toil in the Central Valley fields.

 

August 12-18, 2005
SOUR GRAPES
 

August 10, 2005
Group: Workers need clothes washed

 

August 8, 2005
Guest-worker programs aren’t the answer
They’d only make it easier to abuse immigrants.

 

August 5, 2005
News-Journal's migrant series spurs state action

 

August 4, 2005
EDITORIAL
Battling the heat

 

August 3, 2005 
Meatpacking's Human Toll

 

Gov. Orders Shade, Water for Workers Sickened by Heat

 

August 2, 2005
Van Crash in California Desert Kills Five

 

August 1, 2005
AgJobs legislation answers needs of growers, workers