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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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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

 

Editorial
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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