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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007

 

 

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MAY, 2010

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May 30, 2010
Slavery of migrant farmworkers continues in the U.S. to this day

 

May 29, 2010  

Oregon ag industry sorts health care

 

Farm-worker housing abuse discussed

 

May 28, 2010

Upvalley farmworker camps filled early in season

 

May 27, 2010  

Field of dreams

Can local migrant farmworker youth escape the cycle of poverty and practice of child labor—and maybe even go to college?

 

May 26, 2010

Unsafe Marchi homes still inhabited

Lack of South Coast housing prompts exemption

 

May 25, 2010

Florida growers warn of danger to food supply

 

May 24, 2010
Pesticide prompts scuffle over safety in California
 

May 21, 2010  

Pescadero migrants drank well water with dangerously high levels of nitrates

 

Fresno Co. farm accused of wage below $2

 

May 19, 2010  

Fun offered for kids of migrants

 

Migrant students, families recognized for achievement

 

May 18, 2010  

Secretary of labor tours Immokalee, encourages workers to share concerns

 

Group makes lunch for migrant farmworkers  

Free meal often only one for grape-pickers 

 

U.S. Labor head visits Immokalee

Says administration supports all workers

 

Immokalee workers get visit, promise of farm safety attention, from U.S. Labor Secretary Solis

 

May 17, 2010  

County farmworker camps at capacity

 

May 16, 2010  

Farm Labor Bill Reintroduced in Senate

 

May 15,  2010  

Migrant workers harvest job security

 

May 12, 2010  

Aubertine: Reconstituted Farmworker Bill Skirts Process to the Detriment of Farmers, Farm Workers, Consumers

 

May 10, 2010  

Farmers: Immigration reform needed for ag workers

 

May 7, 2010  

Senators kill shepherds-rights measure  

Bill would have created task force to prepare report for Legislature

 

May 6, 2010  

Local activists decry Arizona law; migrant farmworkers vow to stay away.

 

Two federal agencies promise stronger efforts to curb exploitation of child farmworkers

 

May 5, 2010  

Orchard farmers want immigration reform

 

May 3, 2010  

State agriculture industry says labor pool 'plentiful'

 

Apopka farmworkers upset at Arizona immigration law

 

April 27, 2010
Lawsuit claims county failed to provide facilities

 

Farm labor bill defeated
 

April 25, 2010 
Forum focuses on migrant farmworkers
 

April 24, 2010
S.C. pol: Lazy people to blame for illegal immigration
 

April 22, 2010

Activists target Publix’s tomatoes

 

April 21, 2010
State ag committee votes down farm bill
Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act defeated in Albany

 

April 19, 2010
Protesters Pressure Publix to Sign Deal
Farmworkers want grocery chain to pay extra penny per pound for tomatoes.


Farmworker Freedom March rallies at Publix Headquarters in Lakeland

 

Colorado orchards try to hire locally, but workers aren't interested

 

April 18, 2010  

Grower community says farm workers treated, paid fairly

 

April 17, 2010  

Salinas vigil honors harassed farmworkers  

Lideres Campesinas a resource for sexual abuse victims

 

Farmworkers rail against Publix  

Coalition wants chain to pay more for tomatoes, stand against abuse

 

Farmworker Supporters to March Here Over Weekend

 

April 15, 2010  

Assembly bill keeps farmworkers' health a priority

 

April 14, 2010  

Idled blue-collar workers turn to ag jobs

 

April 7, 2010

Peruvian sheepherders' lawsuit alleges abuses by Craig ranch

 

April 5, 2010  

Free Plant City berries offer leads to donations to help rural poor

 

Bill would expand pesticide safety program

 

Southwest Valley children celebrate Cesar Chavez's life, legacy

 

April 4, 2010  

St. Anthony students' drive helps local farmworkers

 

April 3, 2010

Farm workers group, backed by UF students, wins hike in wages

 

April 1, 2010  

Immigrant farmers talk to UNC students

 


 

 
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