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September 21, 2017  

10 farm workers arrested in West Michigan ICE raid

 

September 20, 2017  

How Heat Kills Farmworkers

And what’s being done about it.

 

Fulfillment of faith: Pa. pastor ministers to Fruit Belt migrant workers  

FOR ROD RUNYAN, A 70-YEAR-OLD PASTOR FROM CARLISLE, IT'S CRUCIAL TO SHOW THE AREA'S MIGRANT WORKERS THAT THE COMMUNITY CARES FOR THEM.

 

September 16, 2017  

How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho’s Dairy Industry  

Hispanic workers power the state’s farms. Without them, a ‘Made in America’ success story would collapse.

 

September 15, 2017  

Homestead Migrant Farm Workers Neglected After Irma Until Activists Raise Alarm

 

September 14, 2017  

Tech startup rolls out app for finding workers

 

Bellingham police deny immigration threats to farmworkers, release body cam footage

 

Community of migrant farm workers hit hard by Irma  Migrant farm workers hit hard by Irma

 

Quincy orchard strike ends, with strings dangling

 

September 13, 2017  

Napa, Sonoma farmworkers get care from OLE Health, St. Joseph Health

 

September 12, 2007  

Farmworker union dues seized to pay off UFW lawsuit

 

For some farm workers, Irma stole shelter from the storm

 

September 11, 2017  

Hurricane Irma spared one Florida coast and slammed into another

 

Why don't today's farmworkers remember Dolores Huerta?

 

September 9, 2017  

Farmworker labor group votes to boycott Vuse

 

September 8, 2017  

Farm worker group plans vote on whether to boycott Reynolds' Vuse e-cig

 

Sonoma County vineyards want to build bunkhouses for more than 170 seasonal farmworkers

 

Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students

 

September 7, 2017  

Immigrant deportations could devastate North Country farm economy

 

A New Report Chronicles the Hard Work of Making Your Milk Groups in New York State have found that immigrant dairy workers face low wages and grim living conditions, and are organizing to fight for change.

 

Farmworkers' union turns 50 while fighting attacks from North Carolina lawmakers

 

September 6, 2017  

Immigrant farmworkers in danger of being deported, California lawmaker says

 

September 5, 2017  

Pesticide continues to put farmworkers and fetuses in harm's way

 

International Effort Gains Momentum to Protect NC Tobacco Workers

 

70 migrant farmworkers earn high school certificates in Cal State Fullerton program

 

Sepember 1, 2017  

Ag families move ahead on Salinas farm worker housing complex

 

California farmers say they don’t have enough workers – but it’s not because of Trump

 

County health department investigating food safety for field workers

 

August 31, 2017  

Portrait of a migrant dairy farmworker; Mexican man flees violence, poverty to work in Vermont

 

August 30, 2017  

Documentary Gives Labor Activist Dolores Huerta Her Place in U.S. History

 

Second farmworker housing complex backed by local ag employer approved

 

August 18, 2017  

Is there enough protection for foreign farmworkers in the U.S., including in Whatcom?

 

On Illinois farms, where labor is tight, foreign workers are welcomed

 

August 17, 2017  

Washington tree fruit group makes case for piece-rate pay    The Washington State Tree Fruit Association and many other groups have filed arguments for and against piece-rate pay for farmworkers

 

August 16, 2017  

Are half of California farmworkers undocumented?

 

Eighty farmworkers stuck in US fighting poor working conditions

 

August 15, 2017  

Heavily used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers' children

 

Many farmworkers in Whatcom County standoff are headed back to Mexico this week

 

Farmworker’s death to be investigated

 

As Wine Grape Harvest Begins, Calif. Growers Face Ongoing Farmworker Shortage

 

August 14, 2017  

U.S. Lawsuit Over Farmworkers Shines Light on Visa Program

As demand for temporary workers soars, Labor Department cracks down on living conditions described as ‘horror show’

 

August 12, 2017  

Farmworker’s death to be investigated

 

Planting the seeds for growth: Initiative teaches ESL to migrant farmworkers

 

August 11, 2017  

Sumas farm worker representative calls Sarbanand statement “a lie”

 

August 10, 2017  

Undocumented immigrants were leaving America's farms long before Trump

 

After one of their own sickened, farmworkers protest conditions at farm near Sumas

 

No Sanctuary, Fewer Farmhands: Coping With the Trump Agenda in America’s Dairyland  

In Milwaukee County, the debate over ‘sanctuary cities’ continues, while in rural Wisconsin, informal networks form to help immigrants avoid deportation

 

August 9, 2017  

Braceros Strike After One Worker Dies

Risking deportation, Washington state farmworkers protest dangerous conditions in the fields.

 

Death sparks labor dispute at Sumas berry farm

 

August 8, 2017  

Protesters demand accountability for farmworker's death, labor conditions in Sumas

 

Atascadero to get 60 units of affordable farmworker housing this fall

 

Amid Trump’s Immigration Crackdown, More Mexicans Get Visas to Work in U.S.

Demand in America is surging for Mexican farmhands, landscapers, hotel housekeepers and other temporary workers

 

August 7, 2017  

Sarbanand Farm workers fired following protest over co-worker’s treatment

 

August 6, 2017  

Santa Cruz County advocates decry farm worker housing rule over effects on children

 

Fundraiser to support affordable housing for ag workers

 

August 5, 2017  

Many migrant farmworkers face medical challenges, barriers to care

 

August 4, 2017  

Washington AG: Dump straight piece-rate pay for farmworkers  

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a brief supporting separate hourly wages for time that piece-rate farmworkers spend on tasks such as moving equipment.

 

New York Farm Worker Suit Examines The Meaning Of 'Employee'

 

August 3, 2017  

Advocacy groups challenging this California state housing rule say it uproots farmworkers' children from schools

 

August 2, 2017  

'Milked' workers speak out about experiences on New York dairy farms

 

Farmworkers may have been exposed to pesticide, Gosford Road closed south of Highway 119

 

August 1, 2017  

Dole, Driscoll’s Tied to Watsonville Chemical Incident That Sickened Farmworkers

 

 

 

 
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