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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




January 2015

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January 29, 2015

Farmworker safety training classes fill up

Demand for the classes is high because of changing expectations on the part of retailers.


January 22, 2015 

Sakuma farmworkers speak out at Western event


Program aims to end childhood obesity among Idaho's migrant families

The Caldwell Head Start preschool program is a pilot site for the project.


January 19, 2015

New state minimum wage? Why some foreign guests earn $3 more

This year’s federally mandated wages for temporary agriculture guest workers are significantly higher than state minimum wages — too high, growers complain.


January 17, 2015  

2014 farmworker drought aid went fast

Agency leaders hope for new allocation this year


January 16, 2015  

Grapes of wrath: California farmworkers fight to unionize   Fruit grower tries to challenge mandatory mediation law in state court


January 15, 2015  

Farmworker Women Speaking Up on Domestic Violence


Farmworker families to get affordable homes in Woodland


Teargassing Strawberry Farms Is About to Be Less Dangerous 

But critics of the new pesticide rules say that farmworker communities still aren't being adequately protected.


January 8, 2015  

Immigrant rule to mean fewer—not more—farm workers


Use of H-2A workers to increase despite wage hike

Large increases in the minimum wage for agricultural foreign guestworkers are not expected to slow their usage much in the West or Southeast.


Farmworkers may seek greener pastures  

President Obama’s initiative to provide work permits to potentially millions of undocumented immigrants could lead some to leave fields.


January 7, 2015  

Vass firm forfeits $1.1M for immigrant worker scheme


Agribusiness Reveals its Dislike of Deferred Action for Unauthorized Immigrants  

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