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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007





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September 29, 2009
Hammonton farms employed young children


Heat regulations tough to enforce
Standards are too vague, critics say


Immokalee tomato grower named in Haitian discrimination suit

September 28, 2009
A Compass for Fair Food


Supplying pens, laughter to migrant kids

September 27, 2009

Life after Cherry Blossom layoffs


Three Generations Fight Landfill


September 26, 2009  

Workers plan informational blitz at Publixes


Tomato workers win new pay deal

Agreement is hailed in D.C. as historic


September 25, 2009 
Foodservice company pledges penny-a-pound increase for Florida tomato pickers


Florida tomato workers union partners with foodservice group


Farm Workers' Wages to Increase Under Labor Agreement

September 24, 2009
Out of fields, into class for migrant kids

Knouse Foods faces sexual-harassment suit
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges female workers faced 'unrelenting sexual harassment.'


Medical volunteers help migrants
I feel like Im serving a purpose. I feel like Im helping them. .... Im helping a portion of the population that is often overlooked.


Panel assessing state's analysis of methyl iodide risk

September 19, 2009  

Bracero Program: Recording a history of backbreaking work  

Project highlights 'bracero' stories from the federal guest-worker program


September 18, 2009
Monitors help mushroom pickers navigate harvest

September 17, 2009

Ministry gives checks to fired Pasco dairy workers


Ruling 'a relief' to Cherry Blossom workers

Sensient Flavors to pay $40K to cover wages owed to employees


Andrew & Williamson embraces social sustainability


September 16, 2009
Massive tomato grower lauded for its dedication
Madonias, East Coast Growers and Packers get top honor


September 14, 2009  


Pedro ducks and covers: Sen. Espada chickens out on farm worker rights bill


September 13, 2009
Unemployed finding work on farms

September 12, 2009  

Migrant camp open for vineyard workers


September 11, 2009

Florida tomato grower will raise workers' wages


September 8, 2009
UConn makes health care accessible to migrant farm workers

September 7, 2009
Employers wary of labor inspectors
More enforcement expected


Dire need of volunteers at Caridad Center in suburban Boynton Beach


Tulare County farmworkers deal with fewer job opportunities 
Recession hits agricultural workers with less work, shrinking salaries


Granger's Brenda Gonzalez is a living example for students

September 5, 2009  

Apartment-style Farmworker Housing Gets County OK


September 3, 2009  

Farmworker Housing Rules OK


Route 11, farmworkers will get aid

City Council approves spending to support SR bus route, farmworker housing


!!! US seeks tighter rules on foreign farm workers !!!


September 2, 2009  

Schwarzenegger vetoes farmworker bill


September 1, 2009

Report: More California employers complying with heat-stress training rules


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