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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007





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October 31, 2009

Publix Target of Farmworkers Group wants Publix and other retailers to pay higher rates for tomatoes from Florida.



October 30, 2009

Kids Found Working Mich. Fruit Grower's Fields


October 29, 2009  

Government penalizes Vineland farm


Southwest Michigan farms cited for violating migrant worker laws


October 27, 2009  

Area Farms Cited for Unfair Labor Practices


Farm worker housing, wind energy bills back on agenda  

Council will likely consider another deferral


October 26, 2009  

More than 100 protest Immokalee workers' wages


October 25, 2009

Acres of art


100 farmworkers protest low price for tomatoes


October 24, 2009

Aftermath of Hurricane Wilma: Vision to change farmworkers’ lives was erased

Blueberry farm to transform lives is now on the market


October 23, 2009

South Texas labor leader honored, at last


October 22, 2009  

Hispanic Farmers Fight to Sue USDA

Hispanic farmers fighting to sue USDA for discrimination they claim cost them their land


October 18, 2009  

Pesticide buffers urged for children  

Local support lacking with farmers calling rules redundant


Local group fights for Immokalee workers


October 17, 2009  

Farmers, critics divided over proposed migrant workers bill


October 16, 2009  

Farmworker groups ask EPA to protect kids from pesticide drift


October 15, 2009  

Camp Azul migrant housing could become farm community


The Migrant Project at Cal Poly: Exhibit chronicles the unnoticed

The project, depicting the lives of fieldworkers, was coordinated by students and faculty to celebrate diversity


Activists ask EPA for tougher pesticide rules


October 13, 2009
Polk schools employee wins farmworker award

October 10, 2009

Rebirth: Manna Christian overcomes rising floodwaters, new trailers arrive Lee County code enforcers had cited many of the trailers; some thought park would close


Feds give Migrant Head Start program an A-plus


October 9, 2009 
Coalition campaigns against abusive tomato farmers
UT graduate student asks Union food supplier to work with labor group


October 8, 2009

Fruits of their Labor

Migrant workers travel to the Syracuse area during apple season to harvest fruit, support family back home.


October 7, 2009  

Community forum to address farmworker-housing shortage


Mushroom farmer gets prison for killing worker


October 6, 2009

Lawsuit alleges sexual harassment of Othello farmworker


'Maria's Song' is a musical drama about migrant farmworkers


October 4, 2009
In Wash. state, farm workers push for unionization

October 2, 2009  

FLOC to meet Saturday at SeaGate for convention


Migrant students at Manchester High share experiences to help bridge cultural divide


Federal Labor Department cites Hammonton-area farms and labor


October 1, 2009

Panel discussion focuses on lives of migrant workers in Mich.



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