Action Alert!!!



AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




MAY, 2008

Look for past articles in Archives  


May 31, 2008
Campesinos Sin Fronteras gets grants to provide health care

May 30, 2008
Criminal probe begins in death of farmworker

Employer of farmworker who died had been fined for violations in 2006


May 29, 2008
'We have our own place'
Low-income housing complex already full for inauguration; work to resume on second project


May 28, 2008

Service set today in Lodi for farmworker who died after working in the heat


May 27, 2008  

With Migrant Workers in Short Supply, a Farmer Looks to Machines


Some U.S. farms outsourced to Mexico


Migrant summer school set to begin


Law orders search for Chavez landmarks


Contractor Investigated in Farmworker's Death was Cited in Past


May 26, 2008  

Families learn Baby Basics as part of national program


Lessons in the vineyard

Nord, state combine to offer instruction in English and farming


May 25, 2008

Boost in border patrols threatens migrant workers, regional farmers


May 24, 2008

Burger King Will Help Farm Workers

An advocacy group says tomato pickers need higher wages. 


Activists hail farmworker deal


Picking fight with Burger King: Migrants win


May 23, 2008  

Kane weighs migrant camp rules


Farm labor shortage


Farm and domestic workers getting help from lawmakers


May 22, 2008

Survey documents farmworker crowding, transportation issues


Guest-worker legislation quietly dropped from bill


Fight between Burger King, farmworkers may end


May 21, 2008

Guest-worker bill heads for Senate


Senate eyes add-ons to war funds

Democrats want to attach domestic items to Bush's $165 billion request.




May 20, 2008

Bill offers work visas for illegals

Farm-labor measure tucked into Iraq war spending plan



Female farmworkers at risk

Rape victim Olivia Tamayo won in court. But how many are silent victims?


May 18, 2008

Burger King's virtual missteps `a cautionary tale'


May 17, 2008  

Feinstein pushing for ag worker program


Farmworkers say proposed bill offers them hope

Revised plan for guest laborers offers securities


Residents rail against labor camp


Some angered by slow progress on immigration reform


Sessions bucks farmworker addition to Iraq funding bill


May 16, 2008

Feinstein, Lofgren push for immigrant workers


Governor's disputed pesticide panelist resigns Labor advocates questioned pick of Dow-linked scientist


May 15, 2008  

Farmworkers’ journey brings author to town


Idled phones clue to Burger King firings

Company lines for V.P., spokesman disconnected


Feinstein farmworker bill takes a baby step forward

Democrat from California says agriculture industry has acute need for laborers; attaches immigrant worker measure to war spending legislation.


May 14, 2008

Burger King fires two for filings about farmworkers


BK fires secret bloggers


Charter Expanding Grade Levels


State checks on farm labor

Watermelon fields, citrus groves visited


Guest worker program gains popularity but could lead to discord


May 13, 2008

N.Y. farmers fear a shortage of skilled workers


Number of farm deaths in Indiana triples in 2007


State report says kids of migrant farm workers fall behind in school


Migrant student education study reveals struggles Information will be used to benefit those who are taught in program


Hundreds Are Arrested in U.S. Sweep of Meat Plant


Farmworkers union complains about Mathison orchard


May 11, 2008

Employers say migration law burden unfairly placed


Harvest interrupted when workers discovered camping in orchard


May 10, 2008
Migrants to learn organic growing


Coachella Valley grape grower agrees to farmworker settlement


Illegal Farm Workers Get Health Care in Shadows

May 9, 2008
Farmers seek help fixing labor shortage


Program to foster migrant entrepreneurs

May 8, 2008  

Bill would let farmworkers join a union more easily  

Outgoing Assembly speaker's plan follows similar try last year


May 7, 2008  

Migrant camps prepare for seasonal tenants


May 4, 2008

Migrant workers' kids compete at Ventura College


$2.4M home renovation project under way in Immokalee


May 2, 2008
Crowds Are Smaller at Protests by Immigrants


Border crackdown cutting flow of migrants from Mexico



◄BACK       TOP
  Hit Counter