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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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April, 2008

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April 30, 2008  

Event focuses on sexual abuse of female migrant workers

 

Worker erosion: Grower trims operation over stricter immigration laws

 

April 29, 2008

U.S. push to get more farmworkers in visa plan draws criticism

 

Burger King gets farmworkers' petition

 

Duroville trailer park allowed to stay open

A federal judge Monday ruled that 20 critical changes, including infrastructure overhauls, must be made at the site. Most see the ruling as a 'happy ending.'

 

Orlando vigil will protest treatment of immigrants

 

April 28, 2008  

Farmworker coalition to visit Burger King headquarters Monday

 

Burger King VP puts self on grill

Daughter says dad wrote anti-coaltion postings

 

April 27, 2008  

Bandanas Raise Awareness Of Abuse Among Female Farmworkers

 

April 26, 2008  

Sanchez puts down roots, spends her days helping others

 

Union and states try recruiting farm workers in Mexico

 

Senate OKs farm worker aid

 

April 25, 2008  

Court upholds award in abuse of fieldworker

 

UFW protests improve working conditions for south Monterey County laborers

 

Group warns of farm labor shortage  

 

April 24, 2008
New pesticide rules posed
Farmworkers' advocates say $1.6 million plan misses mark

 

Florida ranks among top 21 states for immigration-legislation activity
A report puts the state in the top 21 for bills proposed, but change likely isn't imminent.

 

Duroville residents fear park closure

 

States' lawmakers take on immigration

 

Students take health care to farms
 

April 23, 2008

Center offers child care for migrant families

 

Grilling Burger King

 

April 22, 2008

Duroville overseers recommend park stays open

US attorney's office wants Thermal park shuttered in the next 120 days

 

US Congress debates expanding controversial visa program

 

Gavel cuts Bruce short Springs legislator silenced after 'peasants' remark

 

UFW co-founder left mark on county

Chavez remembered for giving workers a voice

 

Migrant Workers' Kids Return to Child Development Center

 

April 21, 2008
Local companies struggle to cope with shortage of seasonal labor
 

April 20, 2008
Tucson school studies Chavez

 

Slavery? Let's find out
 

April 17, 2008  

Farmworker Family's Ag-Mart Settlement Amount 'Significant'

 

Federal immigration agents raid Live Oak chicken plant

 

Oaxacan activists visit local migrant workers  

 

April 16, 2008

Florida tomato growers mistreat migrant labor, U.S. Senators argue

 

Senators Hold Hearing On Tomato Picker Pay

 

Tomato pickers' pay-probe sought

 

Modern Slavery in Immokalee

 

System enslaves tomato pickers, detective says

 

Settlement likely today for limbless son of agricultural workers

 

Immokalee farmworkers have Congress’ attention

 

April 15, 2008  

Immokalee in the spotlight at farmworker wage hearing

 

U.S. Senate panel to hear testimony about tomato workers

 

April 14, 2008 
Oregon farm workers take their beef to Whole Foods markets
 

April 13, 2008
Protesters march to Burger King in support of Fair Food
 

April 12, 2008  

Guest workers sue employer, say rights violated  

Business owner says he is the victim

 

No place to call home: Planada farmworkers' housing project once again delayed

 

Tomato pickers feeling spied on
Aide says infiltrators have been at meetings

 

April 11, 2008
Health fair serves S.J. farm workers

 

Playful donation made to migrant tots
 

April 10, 2008

RCMA Grant Is A No Go

HIGHWAY PARK SCHOOL TO CLOSE IN JULY

 

April 9, 2008 Fla.

House urged to pass immigration bills

 

Farmers Crossing The Border - To Mexico

 

Farmworkers Sue to Block Use of Four Toxic Pesticides

 

April 8, 2008
Guest-worker bill bars entrants already in AZ
Businesses call it further hurdle to finding good labor

 

Panel likes guest-worker proposals

 

As summer nears, seasonal businesses feel the heat
 

April 7, 2008

Bandanas shed light on field plight

 

Baca seeks national Chavez Day

 

Farm labor pool all but dried up  

Tougher immigrant rules leave farmers without many options

 

Crabbers want pickers but get politics instead
Crab season is here, but last year, Congress let expire a law allowing foreign workers to return

 

Waiting For Congress To Act
Delay On Temporary Worker Visas Pinch Businesses

 

Harassment Issue To 90 Percent Of Surveyed Farmworker Women

 

April 6, 2008  

Few options, timing running out for Olathe farm dorm

 

Hispanic worker program raises questions

 

A bitter crop sown in climate of fear

 

April 5, 2008  

UFW workers return to Krug

Contract accord reached after almost two years

 

Chavez's legacy inspires Guadalupe youths

 

April 4, 2008

Duroville overseers will advise court on progress in reports next week

 

April 2, 2008
Panel delves into the life of Cesar Chavez
Co-workers of farm union leader recall experiences Co-workers of farm union leader recall experiences during CSUCI discussion

 

Field of Study
ETSU exercise focuses on tough work of country’s farmworkers

 

Immigration Issues End a Pennsylvania Grower’s Season

 

Labor group protests outside Chipotle’s headquarters

 

April 1, 2008  

Many of area's children have farmworker ties

 

Where U.S.-Mexico border fence is tall, border crossings fall

 

Farmworkers rally on Chávez Day

 

Crowd honors memory of César Chávez

 

Walkout a civics lesson

Students marking Chavez Day learn price of protest

 

 


 

 
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