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June 2005

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June 30, 2005

AGRICULTURE: State senator pushes reforms to stop abuse of farmworkers
As mounting civil lawsuits and criminal charges are filed alleging exploitation of farmworkers

in North Florida, a state senator said it's time to change the way the industry does business.

 

June 27, 2005
Migrant brings his family to Colorado

 

Marchers support workers
Immigrants seek legal status, no standard driver's license

 

Labor camp inspections falling short in Putnam

 

June 25, 2005
Aging migrant camp closed
Fort Myers says houses near collapse

 

June 24, 2005
Hill speaks out after tour of E. Palatka labor camp
 

June 22, 2005

Seeds of housing sown Housing for farmworkers advances as the county agrees to buy some land

 

June 20, 2005

Woman details ordeal of coping with cancer she ties to pesticides

 

No choice but the fields
Like thousands of other children of migrant workers, Clara Morales, 19,

spends summer picking crops.


D.C. rally pushes for passage of AgJobs
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association says the House is the sticking point.


June 19, 2005

Neglect may force closure

 

Southwest Florida's migrants often silent victims in HIV/AIDS war

 

Tending our flocks
Western sheep ranchers depend on foreign herders

 

June 18, 2005
Strawberries rot in Oregon fields
Tighter border controls lead to worker shortage

 

June 17, 2005
Union-Backed Coalition Seeks Workplace Protections for Immigrants

 

June 16, 2005
$1.05 Million Settles Farmworkers' Case
Women Alleged Sexual Harassment

 

June 15, 2005

UFW faces labor complaint
The state ALRB says the union failed to bargain in good faith

 

June 14, 2005

Labor camps go back for years

 

Boycott Gallo wines, UFW will say today

 

June 13, 2005

Exposed - Politics and pesticides
Pesticide enforcer - 'Always a hostile situation': Pesticide
inspector is often not a welcome visitor, but the job must be done

 

June 12, 2005

PALATKA CAMP HARD TO ESCAPE

 

Authorities say farmworkers lured into servitude with drugs, alcohol

 

Los Tres Niños
Link, if any, may be chemicals

 

June 11, 2005

EDITORIAL: New trap in the fields: State restricts ways to claim farmworker abuse

 

June 10, 2005

EDITORIAL:End systemic abuse of farmworkersOUR OPINION: 

STRONGER STATE LAW AND SUSTAINED ENFORCEMENT NEEDED

 

June 9, 2005

Immigration:
Sen. Craig Seeks New Vehicle for AgJobs; Farmworker Coalition to Push for Measure

 

New Center lawsuits seek reform of forestry industry

 

June 8, 2005

FLORIDA FARMS
New tactic used in labor case
In the newest crackdown on abuse against farmworkers,

federal authorities are examining both environmental and exploitation issues.

 

IMIGRANT CAMPS MAY BE CLOSED:Fort Myers considers condemning buildings

 

June 7, 2005

Feds arrest camp owner; Future of compound remains uncertain

 

Farmer plans more migrant housing
Mobile homes for farmworkers sit vacant for one year

 

June 6, 2005

East Palatka labor camp raided on EPA violations

 

Group champions migrants

 

June 4, 2005

FARMWORKER ABUSE:Feds raid labor camp; 4 charged, more likely
 

June 3, 2005

Pay draws foreigners to hard work

 

June 1, 2005

Former Mexican braceros accuse others of trying to profit from their plight

 

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