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AgJOBS Update and Action Alert for August 2007




october, 2010

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October 27, 2010

Harvest time: The migrant economy


October 25, 2010

Fields of dreams Basic labor rights elude farmworkers


October 23, 2010 Fruit of their labor

Year after year, Jamaicans trek to Shenandoah Valley to harvest orchard apples


Migrants Unite For Better Trailer Park Living


October 22, 2010

Pacific honors champion of poor Ex-Stocktonian Dolores Huerta receives degree


October 20, 2010  

Woodson Bridge area residents oppose farmworker camp


October 19, 2010  

Farm truck near Salinas runs over two men; one dies


October 17, 2010

Clinic serves the under-served


October 16, 2010  

Recession helps kick-start farm automation


October 15, 2010

Former bracero recalls program's legacy

Antonio Nuņo Gonzalez says it marked the beginning of his life as a truly free human being. A display panel on his life is part of a photo exhibit at Cal State Channel Islands on Mexican laborers brought to the U.S. from the 1940s to the '60s.


October 14, 2010  

$196K returned to Aloun operators


Lieutenant governor's family farm has had many safety violations

A worker at Abel Maldonado's 6,000-acre Santa Maria operation was crushed by a tractor. The firm has had numerous other Cal/OSHA citations, plus tax liens. The Republican says some citations stemmed from overzealous regulation that harms California businesses.


Renovation of Indio farm labor camp denied


October 13, 2010  

Major Grower to Join Wage Plan  

After Years of Pressure, Tomato Producer Agrees to Pass Along Surcharge to Boost Field Workers' Pay


Fla. Tomato Pickers Announce New Deal With Growers  

Florida tomato pickers announce new deal with growers to improve worker conditions


Tomato Pickers Secure Path-Breaking Deal with Florida Grower


Pacific Tomato strikes deal with Coalition of Immokalee Workers


October 12, 2010

Immigration Debate Could Weigh Heavily in Ag Commissioner Race

Maddox in line with Democrats' stance; Putnam's position at odds with GOP base.


Grijalva helps farms seeking Mexican labor


October 10, 2010  

Guests of our nation  

Farm workers endure family separation, 10-hour workdays to help family back home


October 9, 2010  

Housing Authority sued over death of man in Farm Worker Village fire


October 5, 2010

U.S. farm sector: unique and separate part of economy


October 3, 2010

Pescadero farmer gets two more weeks to remove nitrates from water


A harvest 1,800 miles from home

Hundreds of migrant workers pick crops in S.C. to feed the families poverty forced them to leave behind


Migrant Season Nears End  

Local workers return to Texas after harvest


October 2, 2010  

Hero Central: Hispanic Woman of the Year


October 1, 2010  

Program for migrant students shifts as more children take root


2 farm workers sue over alleged discrimination



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