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May 2005

Issues

 

Articles

 

May 30, 2005

LABOR GROUP SEEKS DEAL WITH EATERIES

 

May 29, 2005

Florida erodes hazard aid for undocumented farmworkers

 

Despair still grows in our fields
Despite new measures, the exploitation of Florida farmworkers continues

 

May 28, 2005

Annual Farmworker Migration Empties Out Florida Farming Towns

 

May 27, 2005

Contractor gets 46 months in prison for 'despicable' abuse of farm labor

 

Part six: TAKING CARE OF THOSE LEFT BEHIND
Many Immigrant Workers Send Pay to Families

 

May 26, 2005

Part five: Illegal Immigrants Seek Job Opportunities Away From the Farm

 

Commissioners vote down housing

 

May 25, 2005

 Part four: Migrant Hopes Business Will Lift Him From Fields

 

May 24, 2005

Part three: Housing for Farmworkers Must Meet Code, if the Inspector Finds Them

 

May 23, 2005

Part two: Workers Put in Long Hours in Trees Harvesting Fruit

 

May 22, 2005

Part one: ILLEGAL, BUT ESSENTIAL

Migrant Workers Find Jobs Easily in Polk County and Across Florida

 

Court battle over sheepherders' plight highlights fading vocation

 

Accident claims are being denied to those without Social Security numbers

 

May 20, 2005

Emboldened by victory over Taco Bell, Latino farmworkers taking on the whole industry

 

May 19, 2005

Suit seeking higher pay for sheepherders pits pastoral lifestyle against modern law

 

May 13, 2005

Farm workers bypassed on legislation for housing, safety needs

 

May 12, 2005

Lack of worker housing is legacy of storm-battered season

 

May 9, 2005

Florida is committed to pursuing pesticide complaints

 

May 8, 2005

In Florida, field hands are roadkill

 

May 5, 2005

Pro-farmworker measures stalled

 

Letter to the Editor: Restore funding for farmworker housing

 

Six L's gives to migrant center

 

May 1, 2005

Pesticide watchdog called ag lap dog
A 'corrupt' state health department caves to industry, an ex-official says

 

Abundance of poisons, shortage of monitoring

 

 

 

 

Letters

Sign-On Letter Deadline April 5 - Please Help!!!

 

Position Statements

 

February 7, 2005

Needs Assessment: Farmworkers of Manatee County, Florida

 

April16, 2005

POSITION PAPER ON IMMIGRATION #2

 

Press Releases

Press release  United Farm Workers

PRESS RELEASE

monthly meeting
June 4, 2005

 

FARMWORKERS and Pesticides

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Saturday, June 4, 2005

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