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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




JUNE, 2013

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June 29, 2013

Goodlatte: House bill provides easy access to legal agricultural workforce


Goldstein: Bill moves agriculture in wrong direction


June 28, 2013  

A Farmworker Gets Past Her Fear and Reports Boss Who Raped Her


Farmworker's Sexual Harassment Claim Leads to Trial, But Odds Are Long in Criminal Cases


June 27, 2013  

Limoneira Co. to build farmworker housing in Santa Paula


Immigration reform closer, but House holds the keys


June 25, 2013  

Oxnard Whole Foods to support farmworker housing efforts


Indigenous Undocumented Farmworkers Left Out of Health Care Reform


June 23, 2013  

Rape, sexual harassment persist against female farmworkers in the central San Joaquin Valley


June 22, 2013  

Farmworkers establish garden for affordable produce in Bridgeton


June 20, 2013  

Big tomato grower shuts down this year


June 19, 2013  

Farm workers deserve equal labor rights and Albany must make it so

Senate boss Dean Skelos has to let bill with majority support come to the floor


House committee approves Goodlatte farmworker bill


Farmworker housing centers stressed by increased usage


June 15, 2013

Cities asked to stop using agent interpreters


June 14, 2013  

Latinos face trouble by calling 911 in border towns, group says

A complaint filed this week with the Justice Department said many Latinos living in U.S. cities along the Canadian border have grown fearful of calling 911 because they know U.S. Border Patrol officers often respond with local police.


June 13, 2013

Farm worker shortage leads to increase in pay, other issues


Farmworker housing lost in blaze


Judge Pares Down EEOC's Human-Trafficking Farmworker Suit


Salinas forum sparks fumigant debate  

State officials solicit opinions on chloropicrin - and get plenty


June 11, 2013  

Vermont Farmworker Activist Faces Deportation


June 9, 2013  

In nation's breadbasket, Latinos stuck in poverty


June 7, 2013  

Lasting Legacy A long-awaited memorial to César Chavez gets ready to be unveiled


Migrant farmworker apartments looking good in Bridgeton


CAMP Students Going Places

Two students in USF’s College Assistance Migrant Program are selected for a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship and an internship with a U.S. Senator.


Central Valley farmworkers still vulnerable to heat-related illnesses, study finds


June 4, 2013  

Farm workers need better labor standards


June 3, 2013  

Farmworker's daughter uses education to help Coachella Valley's poorest


June 2, 2013  

The front lines of food safety

With training and better wages, program aims to prevent contamination in produce


Vilsack: Foreign Workers Needed


June 1, 2013  

Education is missing key for some young immigrants

A high school diploma is a requirement for the federal 'deferred action' program. But for many farmworkers, earning wages trumped getting an education. Now they must make some tough decisions.



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