posted on September 18, 2015 at 4:52 PM
A judge in California says one of the nation's largest fruit growers committed unfair labor practices by trying to block the United Farm Workers from representing its workers.
posted on April 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Thousands of immigrants and activists rallied across the U.S. this week in a coordinated set of protests aimed at pressing Congress to approve sweeping immigration reform. If passed the measure would create a path to citizenship for the 11 million...
posted on April 4, 2013 at 4:01 PM
Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:17 PM
More than 70 percent of state agricultural producers expect a worker shortage starting this spring and worsening through the growing season.
posted on December 7, 2012 at 11:41 AM
By learning crop planning, production, marketing and distribution, farmworkers learn skills that can help them move up the job ladder.
posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:30 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The state Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would expose agricultural employers to civil lawsuits for failing to abide by heat safety requirements.
AB2346 would let farm workers sue if employers fail to supply water...
posted on October 14, 2011 at 1:05 PM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California has a new law that will allowstate regulators to automatically certify union elections byfarmworkers if they determine growers used threats or intimidationtoward workers in the election...