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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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JULY, 2008

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July 29, 2008

Groups file suit over pesticide use

 

July 28, 2008  

SPECIAL PROJECT PROVIDES MIGRANT STUDENTS WITH GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

 

July 27, 2008  

Activists fear new system will silence crime victims

 

July 26, 2008

California food industry fears impact of Bush's worker ID order

 

July 25, 2008  

Coalition of Immokalee Workers brings its tomato demands to Chipotle, Subway and Whole Foods

 

Lawsuit targets pesticide

 

Farmworker housing plan still not approved

Officials cite revisions sought by Limoneira since application

 

Summer education program helps migrant children keep up  

 

Guest worker program drafted for Washington

 

July 24, 2008  

Dead farmworker's employer fined

 

Farmworkers, state officials urge passage of water bond at Capitol rally

 

July 22, 2008

Zirkle Fruit reaches labor settlement
Selah company agrees to pay $102,000 to former guest workers
 

July 20, 2008

Farm laborers arenít finding work aplenty

 

Wenatchee area clinics are promoting services to migrants

 

Farm Labor Shifts from Migrant Workers to Locals

 

Michigan State attracts Immokalee students to migrant program

 

July 19, 2008  

States resist checking farmhand documents

 

July 18, 2008

Schools chief tries to take heat off farmworkers

 

Migrant ed program helps fight heat danger

 

New experiences excite kids in Head Start Migrant Education Program

 

Funeral arrangements pending for victims of canal accident

 

July 16, 2008

Struggling county farmworkers find assistance at fair

 

Dirty tap water worries residents of migrant housing

 

Farmworker who collapsed is on respirator in Bakersfield

 

July 15, 2008
Rantoul to expand summer migrant-education program

 

Students catch up at the Migrant Summer School Program

 

Pesticide reforms modest, thrifty

 

Fumigant 'Midas' wins conditional approval
 

July 14, 2008  

MIGRANTS TAKE HELPING HAND: English as a Second Language class offered

 

Farmworkers call for action against heat deaths Oaxacan festival honors those killed by heat

 

July 13, 2008

Orlando-area immigrant workers fight to hold the pennies they won

 

Immigrant Workers Vital, Va.

Firms Say Poultry Industry Seeks Better U.S. Screening to Cull Illegal Applicants, Avert Fines

 

Project Nomad offers summer school to migrant children

 

Patzimaro: An Upvalley vineyard, a tiny Mexican town

 

July 12, 2008

Safe water is scarce at Los Banos housing center

Migrant workers and their families are rationed fluids.

 

July 11, 2008  

Local School Benefits Migrant Families

 

State investigating third farmworker fatality in scorching weather

 

Elderly woman, vineyard worker die as heat intensifies

 

Tougher rules for common pesticides

Regulations require buffer zones around fields

 

Farmworker Housing Controversy

 

July 9, 2008
Proposed farmworker camp gets traction with ruling
Some feel development is excuse to rip up farmland.

 

The Right to Stay Home -- Derecho de no Migrar

 

Migrant Head Start turns 10 in Rochester

 

Bucking off Chuck
Death of 17-year-old pregnant farm worker incites campaign against Trader Joe's

 

July 8, 2008
Report says farmworkers continue to feel effects of wildfires
Better disaster preparedness needed, CSUSM researchers say

 

July 7, 2008  

Health fair helps migrant workers get in the know

 

Health care for migrants has grown

 

Suit: Stanislaus Company Moved Dead Worker's Body

 

Schools, immigrants adapt over time

Challenges great, but so are rewards

 

July 6, 2008

Ranchers feeling alone

 

Amid employer objections, policing immigration targets the workplace

Crackdowns refuel debate about enforcement strategies and reliance on foreign-born labor

 

Employers Fight Tough Measures on Immigration

 

July 5, 2008
Migrant program among best
 

July 4, 2008
Labor firm ordered to cease again
It was shut down temporarily after teen worker died

 

Local labor contractor reopens, then is shut down again
Company that had employee die of heat stroke in May, fails to meet state safety standards.

 

Justice issues orders moving farm case forward
 

July 3, 2008
Migrant camp hooked up to Fellsmere water after annexation

 

Workers often put in danger on overcrowded vans

 

Farmers get help with workers' visas
 

July 2, 2008

Amigos en Cristo receives $100,000 grant to spur donations
Grant part of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation initiative

 

July 1, 2008

Rehabilitation of Collierís Farm Worker Village moving forward


 


 

 
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