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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




AUGUST, 2010

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August 30, 2010  

Tradition keeps migrant workers coming back to Ohio


School helps migrant children move out of field, into college


Migrants still filling Ohio jobs


Willard's migrant school is growing


August 29, 2010

Orchardists face challenging year


August 26, 2010  

Refugees find the American dream down on the farm  

They come from such places as Bhutan, Myanmar and Somalia, all fleeing some form of strife and all looking for a way to fit in. A rural Oregon dairy in need of workers offers an opportunity.


August 25, 2010

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is now three for three with the world's major food service companies.


August 24, 2010

Half of state's farmworkers say they'd leave industry


August 21, 2010 
Grijalva calls for passage of law legalizing farmworkers lacking papers


Ag laborers have weathered the cherry season, experts say

August 20, 2010
Calif. approves new heat rules to protect workers

August 18, 2010  

22 migrant workers escape Candler house fire  

Investigators seeking cause of blaze


Women on a mission: Martha's Village co-founders set out to help farmworkers


August 16, 2010  

Agriculture industry: decriminalize our workers


Celebration puts spotlight on farmworker health


August 15, 2010  

Fellsmere caught in the crosshairs  

Crackdown on illegals could hit immigrant city hard


A day as a farm laborer teaches lessons about immigrant jobs


Santa Paula site honors farmworkers


Monument honors generations of California field workers

Brick plaza in Santa Paula features two bronze statues of field hands and limestone slabs engraved with more than 1,500 names.


August 11, 2010  

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. - Long stretches of heat can be deadly to farm workers


Disputed ballots stymie labor vote

107 unresolved ballots uncounted at Nurserymen's Exchange


Madras Farmworker Housing Funds Set Construction to Begin on Canyon East Project


August 10, 2010  

New York farm worker advocates regroup after legislative loss  

Farm Bureau members 'delighted'


August 7, 2010  

New program aimed at getting migrant students into universities


Counselor helps others like herself

Her father, a migrant worker, urged her to attend college


Summer is season for school Local teens, nuns help migrant kids


August 6, 2010

Migrant workers help local farmers harvest melons



They broke their word: State Senate hypocrites betray farmworkers again


Fire destroys farmworker families' homes

Cause of blaze at Buena Vista duplex undetermined


August 4, 2010  

Farm advocates hail billís defeat


U.S. Labor Dept. visits Buncombe, Henderson farms


August 2, 2010

Migrant education program beneficial to children, parents




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