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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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JUNE, 2009

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June 30, 2009  

Obama names new head of state rural housing

 

Farm housing in short supply

 

Valley farm contractor cited by state for alleged safety violations

Work crew left in 116-degree heat with less than a gallon of water, inspectors say

 

Weekly camp tries to stay ahead of migrant workerís kidsí needs

 

June 27, 2009  

Making the dream green

Raul Sanchez sneaked across the border at 16; long a citizen, he's now enriching the environment

 

Some Michigan migrant camps won't be inspected in '09

 

Asparagus harvesting machine shows effectiveness

 

June 26, 2009  

California ag labor board under investigation for abuses

 

June 25, 2009

Pasco inn becoming migrant housing

 

Business slows at farm camps

 

June 24, 2009

Verdict divided on rule change for farmworkers

Bush rule on deportation also set for change

 

June 23, 2009

In the Coachella Valley, hope withers on the vine Picking grapes in the Coachella Valley is still dirty and dangerous.

In the region where the United Farm Workers' first table grape contract was signed, the pay is less than it was 40 years ago.  

 

June 22, 2009  

Schools work to reach migrant workers' children

 

Business slows at farm camps Overall economy affects county facilities

 

Low Country program helps migrant families

 

Farming jobs being picked clean by U.S. residents

 

June 21, 2009  

Portland council still undecided as hearing on Chavez street nears

 

Proposed labor law would kill business, farm owners argue  

'Dignity' of workers at issue

 

June 19, 2009

Nursery sued over sex assaults

Government says sexual harassment was tolerated and expected at tree farm

 

Cal-OSHA board delays heat-stress rule changes

 

Farmworkers say fumigant rule is too weak

 

June 18, 2009  

Farm dorm residents protest evictions

 

June 17, 2009
Franklin County farmworker housing facility gets state funding
 

June 15, 2009
Migrant youth shown options for the future
Summer school programs expose students to variety of careers

 

Keeping workers cool in desert heat
Emergency revisions to mandates may be adopted this week

 

Immokalee tomato labor group pressures Publix
 

June 14, 2009
Tragedy stirs look at illegal farmworkers
 

June 13, 2009
Money, policies obstacles for Florida's migrant students

 

Stricter heat rules for outdoor workers considered
 

June 10, 2009
Breckenridge Migrant Program continues to offer work in agriculture

 

Migrant Worker Changes Mean Unequal Pay For Some
 

June 9, 2009
Senate shake-up puts controversial farm bill in doubt

 

Farmworker housing plan near Ringold has supporters
 

June 8, 2009

Would new neighbors get along in Prosser?

Low-income housing proposed next to upscale winery complex

 

Editorial

Migrant worker housing sounds like good solution

 

State of Shame

 

June 7, 2009
Immigrant labor also a problem

 

Farmers concerned over state legislation

 

Texas farm that employed mentally disabled faces more scrutiny after Iowa facility's shutdown
 

June 6, 2009
Cane workers see last chance to recover Florida wages

 

Advocates hope petition drive will aid braceros
 

June 5, 2009
Florida farms agree to wage deal for tomato pickers

 

Fewer farmers need immigrant workers
The number of foreign workers sought dips 13 percent.

 

Cane workers see last chance to recover Fla. wages

 

Jamestown-area honey company counts South Africans among seasonal workers
 

June 4, 2009
Senate committee supports overtime for farm workers
Measure heads to Assembly

 

June 2, 2009  

Assembly approves legislation to allow growers to build farmworker housing

 

Democrats divided on bill to pay farm workers OT, expand rights

 

Basin City group opposes farmworker housing plan

 

June 1, 2009
UFW co-founder Dolores Huerta shares stories of union struggles in Salinas

 

Labor program trains farmworkers effectively

 

Farmworker struggle dissected
Memories of lettuce boycott show business/labor divide lingers

 

 
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