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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




APRIL, 2009

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April 30, 2009

Clinic receives grant


Where Are the Unions?

Highly skilled vineyard labor continues to go underrepresented


April 29, 2009  

Decision for 2,000 Duroville residents set for Thursday


Farmworker unionization bill draws local mixed reaction


Planning Commission hears fans and foes, delays decision on Chavez street renaming


Farm owners face visa counts


April 28, 2009

Food service may boycott Florida tomatoes


April 24, 2009
Heat rules aim to save farmworkers' lives


Decision on Duroville expected next week


Manslaughter charges filed in 2008 death of 17-year-old farmworker


3 charged in death of pregnant farmworker

April 23, 2009
Duroville owner testifies


Investigation continues in alleged pesticide misuse in Immokalee

April 22, 2009  

State can’t confirm pesticide exposure at Immokalee farm, still investigating other issues


April 18, 2009
A place to call home


Labor agreement could backfire on immigration reform

April 17, 2009

Judge sets reduced award of $235,000 in Wash. state farmworker discrimination case


April 16, 2009

Bill would increase farmworker housing


Garland gives nod to training farmworker


State investigating claims of pesticide exposure at an Immokalee farm


April 14, 2009
Sunripe Classic helping students

April 12, 2009
Church home away from home
Migrant workers attend Easter service where they work


The seasonal ag worker
Vicente Villagomez is a good and hard worker, but he's tired of being on the road and longs to spend more time with his family. Still, he says 'it's a good life here'


Testimony in Duroville trial expected to wrap Monday


April 11, 2009
Washington farmworker complex could serve as model


The right row to hoe: State Senate must give long-overdue protections to New York farm workers


April 9, 2009  

FLOC observes anniversary of official's slaying in Mexico


April 8, 2009  

Immokalee Water and Sewer changes controversial ID policy


Residents need Duro, attorney says


Official: Duroville should be shut down despite "some" improvements


April 7, 2009  

Governor Schwarzenegger Honors Cesar Chavez


Governor needs to take the lead on worker justice  

Crist must combat 'plantation mentality'


39th Avenue newest turn for proposed

Chavez street renaming


April 6, 2009  

Editorial Farm Workers’ Rights, 70 Years Overdue


Guest worker program for agriculture sought


Cesar Chavez street plan stirs up old passions Support, opposition voiced over idea to rename a street after labor leader


April 5, 2009  

San Bernardino park cleaned up to honor Cesar Chavez


Parade and fair honor Cesar Chavez


April 4, 2009  

Trial to begin on fate of Duroville shantytown

A U.S. judge will rule on the fate of the long-troubled desert trailer park and its 4,000 farmworker residents.


Water, sewer not turned off just because of no valid ID, Immokalee official says 


April 3, 2009

Farmworker housing project approved in Ventura County

A long-awaited development of manufactured homes for Ventura County farmworkers was approved Thursday for the Limoneira Co.’s ranch outside Santa Paula.


No green card, no water for immigrants in Florida


JOY HINTZ, 1926-2009

Peace leader aided efforts of migrants


April 2, 2009
Fixing immigration system would help fight against slavery

April 1, 2009  

Event honors Chavez legacy


Students pick crops to commemorate Chavez day   Elementary, college students join together for 7th annual O.C. event.


Students honor farmworkers’ rights activist Cesar Chavez


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