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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




MAY, 2012

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May 31, 2012  

Farmworker children head to college

Scholarship helps pave the way


Assembly approves farm worker protection bill


Azzano Orchards in Omak fined for farmworker-housing violations

An Okanogan County company has been fined by the federal government for violating laws regulating farmworker housing.


OSHA investigating farmworker’s death


May 30, 2012    

Still an Activist at 82, Dolores Huerta Calls Herself 'a Born-Again Feminist'


Mexican Evolution  

Activist Danilo Lopez speaks out for Vermont's migrant farmworkers


Farmworkers deserve equal labor rights,  like overtime and the ability to organize

Field hands seeking basic workplace protections get ignored again in Albany


President Obama honors farm labor icon Dolores Huerta  

United Farm Workers co-founder cites Coachella Valley's role in movement 


Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight  

Growers worried about a possible labor shortage need to sharpen their political tools and spur Washington to take action


May 26, 2012  

Migrant students earn top honors, have big dreams  

Students of migrant parents earned top awards for their academic achievements. But concerns of their immigration status cast a cloud over their success.


May 25, 2012  

Greenhouse is offering jobs locally


Farmworkers fight for fair labor


Strong sheep industry pushes Utah into top 10 for agricultural visas

Guest workers, mostly from Peru, push state into top 10 in ag visas.


May 20, 2012  

Editorial Growers, state, feds must stop abuse of farmworkers


May 16, 2012  

Human Rights Watch says female farmworkers suffer sex abuse to avoid deportation, loss of jobs


May 14, 2012  

Farm worker housing ready for cherry harvesters


May 13, 2012  

Some Ala. farmers cut back crops, citing crackdown


UFW legacy


Florida farm workers tell how drugs, debt bind them in modern slavery


May 12, 2012  

Victories for farmworkers were victories for all 


Farmworker advocates complain Coldwater tomato operation should use full-time Michigan workers, not "guest" seasonal help


May 11, 2012  

They toiled in the shadows for the UFW. Where are they now?


State court rejects appeal in Watsonville farmworker firing: Dutra Farms due in court Monday on contempt charge


May 9, 2012  

California farm workers a vital asset to be protected


May 9, 2012  

Farm youth work directive reversed; opponents say decision is bad for young migrant workers


May 7, 2012  

Seasonal farm-worker visa program frustrates growers


May 6, 2012  

Migrant program helps Immokalee students attend Michigan State University


May 1, 2012  

Former farmworker sue Bulls-Hit Ranch





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