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SEPTEMBER, 2011

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September 30, 2011  

Cultivating understanding

Staff visit orchard to learn about students they serve

 

September 29, 2011  

Farmworker housing to begin

 

Study finds grower dissatisfaction with H-2A

 

September 28, 2011  

Students, Teachers Push to Halt Methyl Iodide Use in California Farms

 

Editorial

The fallout of failure

 

September 25, 2011    

Farmworkers not getting their due from buyers, coalition

 

September 23, 2011  

Editorial

Ganging up on guest workers

Two bills in Congress would gut the H-2A visa program, replacing it with one more open to abuses.

 

Farmworkers sue Burger King, Subway for back pay

 

Editorial: Workers deserve back pay

 

Rights of Tobacco Farm Workers Go Up in Smoke in North Carolina  

The aptly titled "State of Fear" report describes the plight of tobacco farmers

 

September 22, 2011  

Farmworkers file suit against 4 fast-food chains  

Class action suit claims food chains reneged pay increase

 

Show them the penny: Farmworkers slowly getting extra tomato money

 

Tomato pickers sue Burger King, Subway buyer over promised wages

 

Union status for farm workers?

 

Vermont group files complaint over arrest of immigrants

 

September 21, 2011  

FFVA members focus on E-Verify at meeting

 

E-Verify anxiety: Local growers fear U.S. immigration bill

 

September 18, 2011  

Former farmworkers share their memories of the field 

 

September 17, 2011  

Farm workers sue Pescadero farmer over unsafe living conditions

 

September 16, 2011  

Sheep rancher sued for labor violations

Three workers allege employer withheld wages, took passports

 

September 15, 2011  

Migrant Workers in Arcadiana

 

Home of Cesar Chavez makes national historic place list

 

September 14, 2011  

California farmworker protections not going far enough?

Farmworker advocates say adherence to state rules to prevent heat illness remains sporadic at best.

 

Farmworker pay can be boosted at little cost to consumers

 

Migrant farmworker arrests prompt internal police investigation

 

September 13, 2011  

Federal officials delay bond issue for Homestead Housing Authority

 

September 12, 2011  

Sued by Farm Workers, Should J.D. Alexander Avoid Future Immigration Bills?

 

Congress considering migrant farm worker bill

 

September 9, 2011  

House considers bill to streamline foreign farmworker visa program

 

Center gives farmworkers’ kids needed help

 

Lawmaker Offers Plan to Lure Migrant Farm Workers

 

A Disposable Work Force: Farm Worker Advocates Push for Agricultural Worker Protectsion

 

Nation's farm states push competing guest-worker bills

 

Assembly passes bill sympathetic to farmworkers 

 

September 8, 2011  

New report on guest farmworker program highlights rampant abuse

 

Farmworker Justice on Wednesday denounced abuses 

 

September 7, 2011  

Tejano/Latino festival celebrates the legacy of Chavez  

The Saturday event in Old Town features musical acts, dancing, a car show, food and a bit of history as well

 

Field of broken dreams

 

Banned berry pesticide still commonly used

 

September 6, 2011  

Numerous migrant workers injured when van overturns

 

September 5, 2011  

United Farm Workers & Union March: Soles for SB 126

 

Farmworker protest turns to celebration in Sacramento  

Deal with governor a start, not an end to 'card-check' plan

 

September 4, 2011  

Mexican farm workers in Vt. fear federal program

 

September 3, 2011  

Deal could make it easier for farmworkers to unionize

A bill stemming from an agreement between advocates and Gov. Jerry Brown would let a state board certify a union if it finds a grower has acted illegally to affect the outcome of a labor election.

 

Bureaucracy Inaction: DOL Slowly Moves to Strengthen Child Farm Worker Laws

 

September 2, 2011  

Farmworkers march for union bill

Organizers are seeking card check

 

Tighter Child-Labor Rules on Farms Proposed

 

September 1, 2011  

U.S. seeks to strengthen safety rules for child farm workers

 

OSHA Must Adopt Standard to Protect Workers from Dangerous Heat Exposure  

Hundreds of Workers Dead and Tens of Thousands Seriously Injured During the Past 20 Years While OSHA Has Dragged Its Feet; In Petition, Public Citizen and Other Groups Urge Immediate Action

 

Housing Study Finds Cramped Quarters For Farmworkers In Walla Walla County

 


 

 
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