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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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MAY, 2008

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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.

 

SENATE SUPPLEMENTAL REIGNITES PASSIONS OVER IMMIGRATION

 

May 20, 2008

Bill offers work visas for illegals

Farm-labor measure tucked into Iraq war spending plan

 

Editorial

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
 

 


 

 
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