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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




February, 2010

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February 28, 2010

State to end inspections of migrant housing


February 27, 2010  

Modern-Slavery Museum rolls into Collier County to teach about farmworkers' struggles


Peace River Packing helps with ‘Fresh For Ellen’ movement


February 25, 2010  

Migrant farmhand dies in North Country house fire


February 24, 2010  

Farmworkers struggle to find work after crop-killing freeze


February 23, 2010

Immokalee residents get free bikes thanks to Sanibel Island residents


Students help to give immigrant farmworkers a voice


February 21, 2010  

New rules provide measure of fairness for farmworkers


Growing in Obscurity

Hispanic fernery owners try to break free of migrant cycle, but many face a tough road


Migrant’s win could affect S.C. employers


February 20, 2010

FGCU student leaders may join push for higher wages for farm workers


Villanueva to be honored for years of work for farm workers


February 19, 2010  

Grower-shippers concerned CIW tactics could spread


February 18, 2010  

Tomato pickers to get higher wages under new plan


Tomato Growers OK Pay Raise Compromise to Benefit Migrant Workers Restaurants, retail chains will pay growers a weekly supplemental wage based on number of Florida tomatoes.


Farmers, activists push for immigration reform


February 17, 2010  

Court sides with injured migrant worker


February 14, 2010

ICE audit in Brewster spreads worry in state ag industry


Civil rights report to detail conditions for migrant farmworkers in Michigan


February 13, 2010  

Arkansas: Migrants Win $2.75 Million


Migrant forest workers get $2.75M wage settlement


H-2A final rule may not help guest-worker program make sense for growers


February 12, 2010  

Times story generates help for children of Wimauma migrant workers


Labor Department approves new rules on farm workers


Leahy irked by farm bill

Plans to push legislation on foreign dairy workers


New Guest-Worker Rules Seek to Increase Wages


February 10, 2010  

RCMA honors longtime employees


County pledges ongoing support for Kettleman


Dallas Council to Vote on Cesar Chavez Boulevard


February 9, 2010  

Nozzolio announces hearing on farmworker rights bill


February 8, 2010

Counting Migrants on Farms a Challenge to Census


February 7, 2010

Michael Peltier: The other side of the freeze


February 5, 2010  

State Senate ag committee to take up farmworker bill


February 4, 2010  

EPA official visits Kettleman families, landfill  

He hears from families affected by birth defects.




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