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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




JUNE, 2008

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June 30, 2008
Brockport church helps migrant workers feel welcome


Crop workers at most risk for heat-related deaths

June 29, 2008  

Franklin County area farmers may have difficult time finding labor for harvest


June 28, 2008
Farm worker housing project built by diocese dedicated


Program works to bridge gap for migrant children


Arizona guest-worker bill dies without a floor vote

June 27, 2008  

Firings fuel immigration debate in Humboldt County


June 25, 2008  

Mexico’s ghost towns Emigration leaves communities without their most vital resource


June 24, 2008

Judge sides with farmworkers' suit


Campsite For Migrant Workers 


U.S. farmers want immigration changes


Farmworkers bracing for new ID rules


June 23, 2008

Court to review illegal working conditions claim


Laborers File Suit Over Inadequate Conditions During Extreme Heat


June 22, 2008  

Oregon agriculture faces migrant crackdowns  

New measures targeting illegal immigrants could hit every aspect of farming


Program helps farmworkers grow skills

College partners with Workforce Solutions, MET


Heat is farmworker's deadliest enemy

State ranks third on CDC's list


June 21, 2008  

Uncle of girl who died from heatstroke is fired


Blame for worker's death extends to many parties


Evelyn Ramirez, from fields to Ivy League


June 20, 2008
Heat makes picking crops a deadly job, study says
Despite reforms, farms in state rank No. 3 in heat-related deaths


Argument presented in farm-housing case


MiVia health program for migrants launches in S.J.


Mexican officials pressed on FLOC worker's slaying


Alliances card helps illegal immigrants obtain health care


State unveils new medical cards


How Do You Say Justice in Mixteco?

June 19, 2008

"teen died of job- related heat stroke...."


EPA decision near on pesticides' fate


Crop Workers Have Highest Heat-Related Death Rate


June 18, 2008
Sun Valley labor problem focuses on work authorization challenges

June 17, 2008

Education of migrants Students graduate despite obstacles Government programs help


Change is too slow in coming


June 16, 2008

Galt labor service idled


June 15, 2008

Farm laborers injured in rollover crash on I-84


June 14, 2008

County rejects workers' housing


June 13, 2008

Contractor that hired farmworker who died put out of business


California shuts down farm labor contractor


Labor contractor barred from fields

Atwater company employed teen who died last month


June 12, 2008  

One last season for cherry camp

New migrant housing project near Malaga will replace site near Pangborn airport


June 10, 2008

Labor inspectors root out violations along Central Valley back roads


Villanueva a champion for the have-nots

Yakima's Mario Villanueva recognized by Sen. Patty Murray for his tireless effort to provide affordable housing and education to disadvantaged farm workers


June 9, 2008
Farm Bureau: New immigration law means problems


Fuel costs weigh down migrants' trip north

June 8, 2008

Latin leaders look to aid state farms

They seek an easier path for their people to work in U.S.


June 5, 2008
Migrant-worker housing still needed, Olathe dorm still open


State to revoke license of farm labor contractor
Cal-OSHA continues probe into death of teen farmworker two days after she collapsed in the heat.

Farm workers hope bill, unity will harvest change


State adopts heat rules


Migrant farmworker's death in US highlights poor labour conditions


June 4, 2008
Farm labor sweep uncovers boy, 12, working in S.J. orchard


On march to honor farmworker, relatives call for reforms

June 3, 2008  

Marchers dwindle; commitment doesn't


June 2, 2008

500 march on behalf of fallen teen farm worker


June 1, 2008
Williams wary of immigration trouble after cannery raid


Manatee migrant numbers down


AGRICULTURE: Local farms, wineries feel effects of a labor shortage


Pilgrimage honors farm worker 
Walk from Lodi to Sacramento urges changes to labor law


Picking a fight at harvest time
Farmers fear a plan to hire Puerto Rican laborers could hurt production



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