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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




august 2015

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August 31, 2015  

Appeal of T&A’s Spreckels farmworker housing project goes to supervisors


August 30, 2015  

State announces workforce development initiatives for farms


August 29, 2015   Feds: Immokalee farm worker died because employer did not follow work safety regulations 


August 28, 2015

The Pacific Coast Farm-Worker Rebellion  

From Baja California to Washington State, indigenous farm workers are standing up for their rights.


August 24, 2015  

Milk With Dignity: Farmworkers Reach Important Agreement with Ben & Jerry’s


Immigration ordeal ends with boys enslaved in Ohio  

U.S. prosecutors file charges after migrant boys taken from custody with forged documents, then virtually enslaved and put to work at a farm in Ohio. Ten victims were freed from the enforced labor farm in the scam that had been going on for at least two years.


August 20, 2015  

Shepherds Sue Uncle Sam for Living Wage


Farmworker camp will likely remain open

The state of Washington and Chelan County likely will sign an agreement soon keeping a seasonal, migrant farmworker camp open in the Wenatchee area.


August 19, 2015  

CSUF receives grant to help migrant workers get GED


How Farmworkers’ Fight for Fair Wages Is Emerging in Your Produce Aisle


August 17, 2015

Committee to review CA immigration bill

Assembly Bill 20 would grant work permits, deportation relief to unauthorized immigrants


August 13, 2015  

Salinas Valley Deals With Farmworker Shortage; Fields Left Unpicked


August 12, 2015  

On U.S. Farms, Fewer Hands for the Harvest  

Producers raise wages, enhance benefits, but a worker shortage grows with tighter border


Jury awards family $1.7M in teen farm worker's death 


Spreckels ‘mayor’ appeals T&A farmworker housing approval


August 11, 2015

Lawsuit raises questions about landlord liability

The liability of landlords for the farm labor practices of tenants is a key question in a pending legal case in Washington.


August 10, 2015

Where the drought has brought Head Start to a stop


August 9, 2015  

40 years later, Jerry Brown is an evolving force on agricultural labor law


Migrant workers make good money in Maine blueberry fields 


August 8, 2015  

How a Scott County tobacco farm allegedly mistreated workers from Mexico


August 4, 2015

Central Valley Farmers Adapt To New Heat Protection Rules For Farmworkers



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