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Activists Push on Immigration Reform

posted on April 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Activists Push on Immigration Reform
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... Full Story

Immigration Reforms For Farm Workers

posted on April 4, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Immigration Reforms For Farm Workers
Lawmakers mull immigration reforms in hopes of keeping a steady supply of labor in the fields. Full Story

California Farms Face Labor Shortage As Farmworkers Age

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. Full Story

Program Trains Farmworkers To Be Organic Farmers

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. Full Story

Assembly Approves Farm Worker Protection Bill

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... Full Story

California Has New Law to Stop Intimidation of Farmworkers

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... Full Story

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