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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




JULY, 2011

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July 31, 2011  

Migrant workers to get payout of $220,000 from seed company


Lee County teacher who grew up in produce fields and dropped out in 10th grade honored


July 30, 2011  

Farmers Oppose G.O.P. Bill on Immigration


'Greed' cited in farm labor trial

Aloun Farms is guilty of "broken promises," and the workers lied, rival lawyers state


July 29, 2011  

Immigrant labor leader's brother dies at age 81

Richard Chavez also organized farm workers


Midwest Teenage Rite Ends in Tragedy

Two 14-Year-Old Girls, at Summer Jobs in Wet Illinois Cornfield, Are Electrocuted After Lightning Hits Irrigation Gear


July 28, 2011  

Farmworker sues employment agency for his personnel records


July 26, 2011  

OSHA investigating farm accident that killed two teen girls


July 24, 2011  

More housing planned for farmworkers west of Delray


July 23, 2011  

California investigates 6 possible heat-related deaths


Voters hesitant on farmworker proposal, poll finds


July 18, 2011  

Fremont church organizes appreciation day for farmworkers


July 15, 2011  

VOICES: Farmworkers' latest victory against tobacco giant may justify organizer's optimism


Founder of migrant farm workers group steps down


July 13, 2011  

WSU student invited to speak at national migrant conference in DC

Yakima Junior has ‘amazing story to share’


Weslaco man claims he was victim of hate crime in Iowa


As Immigration Audits Increase, Some Employers Pay a High Price


Senate Agriculture Committee to study plight of Lake Apopka farmworkers


July 12, 2011

Farms fined for paying workers far less than minimum wage

In an unusual move, investigators fine growers and contractors for paying field workers far below minimum wage.


July 11, 2011  

Avocado grower looks to solve labor shortage


Labor Dept. Earmarks $84 Million for Migrant, Seasonal Farmworkers


July 9, 2011  

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Ensure Housing for Farmworkers


July 8, 2011  

Calif. groups sue EPA over civil rights complaint


Migrant children learning as they go

Program seeks to fill in educational gaps for in S.J.


July 5, 2011  

Food Bank launches migrant farm worker initiative  

Program provides meals to kids enrolled in educational projects


July 2, 2011

Education co-op boosts migrants


Analysis: Brown hedges his political bets with veto of farmworker 'card check' bill 


Farmworkers' Rodriguez puts heat on Brown


July 1, 2011  

Report - Housing options limited for many county farm workers




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