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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




JULY, 2009

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July 31, 2009 
Farm Workers’ Union Sues California Agency Over Rules on Heat Safety

July 30, 2009  

Got Workers? Dairy Farms Run Low on Labor


Farmworker shelter proponents start architectural work


City's fears of farmworker housing fears melt into pride


Cal-OSHA sued for alleged inability to protect farm laborers


July 29, 2009

Lideres Campesinas founder honored in Salinas


July 26, 2009

Program fills in gaps for migrant students


July 24, 2009
Commission OKs farmworker housing in Piru


Children with Migrant Workers Program visit Hastings Museum

July 22, 2009
Volunteers sought to aid with pregnant farmworkers
Las Familias helps women, infants, in times of need


July 20, 2009

Organizers share their message with county farm workers


July 19, 2009  

Rolling school reaches out to Toledo area's migrants

Preschoolers to high schoolers attend evening, weekend classes


July 18, 2009

Civil Rights officials examine migrant conditions


July 17, 2009

Cal-OSHA balks at tougher heat rules for outdoor workers


Swine flu hits migrant camps

60,000 vaccines for high risk groups of pregnant women, children coming in fall


Farm housing ruled exempt


July 16, 2009  

Work begins on farm housing bill Issues aired, matter deferred 2 weeks


July 15, 2009

Polk Planners Oppose Dropping Public Hearings For Farmworker Housing


July 14, 2009
Immokalee kids get new playgrounds thanks to volunteers


Grants for farmworker homes in Stanislaus County

Local farmworker outreach program attracts up to 500


Obama Era No Slam Dunk For Labor

July 13, 2009
School Doors Reopen For Migrant Kids In S. Dade


July 12, 2009  

Five lawsuits accuse growers of cheating Florida farmworkers out of pay


July 11, 2009  

Blueberry farmers settle child labor complaint


July 10, 2009  

Jobless finding new work on farms


July 9, 2009

Challenge may follow renaming of Portland street for Cesar Chavez


July 8, 2009

Workers' attorneys want $2.3 million for legal costs


Mano en Mano housing process may proceed


July 7, 2009  

Refugee Workers Find Jobs In Oregon Dairy


July 6, 2009  

Program combines fun, learning

It offers summer activities to children, while enriching their academic skills in speech, reading and writing.


July 4, 2009  

Migrant program having unusual year


Carvalho: I'll open migrant schools


July 3, 2009
Lease dispute closes two learning centers in South Miami-Dade


Carvalho Meeting With Parents Over Program Closure

July 2, 2009  

Salinas residents say they are tired of waiting for immigration reform  

Local grassroots group grows as Salinas residents speak out on issue


Agricultural Labor Relations Board audit denied


July 1, 2009  

State puts heat on farm contractors




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