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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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DECEMBER, 2008

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December 31, 2008
Lack of 50-year-old stubs keeps braceros from back pay
Mexico agrees to cough up back pay, but many cannot provide proof

 

WWII guest workers from Mexico apply for back pay

 

Cal-OSHA to review handling of heat cases
 

December 28, 2008

Poultry champion blocks change

Powerful senator argued against Easley's safety provisions, and the plan died. Critics say that's business as usual.

 

Use of guestworker program continues to rise

 

Deadline approaches for bracero benefits

 

In the Trenches and Fighting Slavery

 

December 27, 2008  

Forgotten workers try to recover funds from Mexican government

 

A growing reason to take on guest workers

Citrus growers benefit from new federal rules

 

December 26, 2008
New Beginnings distributes new toys, hot food and staples during farmworker outreach
 

Guest worker changes proposed

 

December 25, 2008  

RCMA gets grant from local business

 

December 24, 2008
Bush signs farm visa changes

 

New law expected to protect migrant workers

 

Ex-braceros battle to claim earnings
Paperwork tangle involved

 

December 23, 2008
'An agent of change' at the Washington State Migrant Council

 

December 22, 2008
New migrant housing: Malaga-area Sage Bluff is ready for grower sign-ups
 

December 20, 2008  

Brothers receive 12-year prison terms in Immokalee human slavery case

 

Valley farmworkers have likely ally in Obama's pick for labor secretary

 

December 19, 2008

Judge removes owner of Calif desert migrant park

 

December 18, 2008

Farmworkers’ migration patterns shift as U.S. economy continues to sour.

 

December 16, 2008  

EDITORIAL

Bush rewrites the rules

Last-minute changes being pushed through by the administration, such as altering H-2A visa rules, are creating disasters that Barack Obama will have to reverse beginning Jan. 20.

 

December 15, 2008
EDITORIAL
A Cheap Shot at Workers

 

Employers look to Obama to deliver on immigration promise

 

Changing Faces in America's Dairyland

 

No Pangborn cherry camp next year
 

December 14, 2008  

The pickers' city

 

December 13, 2008  

Settlement claims are long and complicated

 

December 12, 2008  

U.S. farm labor rules revamped

Changes that will streamline the agriculture guest worker program aren't expected to have much effect in California.

 

Bush Unveils New Rules for Guest Worker Hiring

 

December 11, 2008

Group to honor late friend with scholarship

 

December 10, 2008

New rules make getting foreign farm workers easier

 

Middlebury Meeting on Migrant Workers

 

FBI probes treatment of Mexican workers in La.

 

Administration changes to farm worker hiring afoot

 

December 8, 2008
Chambersburg woman has worked many years to assist migrant farm workers

 

December 7, 2008
Ag vanpool speeds along into 2nd year
 

Fresno County teacher of year comes from farmworkers

 

December 4, 2008  

Farm Labor Jobs Surge

 

Yerington onion farm agrees to $56,000 EPA fine

 

Local congregation plans annual Christmas gifts for farmworkers

 

Chile industry big in county

 

Exodus of Migrants?

 

Tulare grape grower fined in sex-bias case

 

December 3, 2008

Labor Pains: St. Louis landscapers worry they'll be short Mexican workers to mow lawns and bag leaves

 

Subway to pay more for tomatoes Reaches agreement with workers coalition

 

Subway to pay more for tomatoes

 

Subway agrees to pay another penny per pound for Southwest Florida tomatoes

 

December 1, 2008  

Pickets say some sick workers not getting full assistance

 

Farmworkers union steps up RJR push

 

Decades later, Mexican guest workers in the Inland area struggle for proof

 


 

 
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