Los Angeles Times Editorial: Farmworkers are treated unfairly in California. Sacramento has a chance to right that wrong
The workers in California’s sprawling agricultural fields perform some of the most arduous labor in the state, often in intense heat in the summertime, and often six days a week. Yet for bizarre historical reasons,...
TAKE ACTION: CA farm worker overtime bill to reach Assembly Appropriations Committee Friday “It’s very tiring to work 10 hours, then have to work another two to three hours extra. The body doesn’t handle it. If we could get a law for eight hours and after that the hours would be paid extra for the field work in California, it would be a great relief to all the farm workers.” --Salvador Rodriguez
Join us: President Bill Clinton rallies with farm workers & supporters at UFW Bakersfield convention Sunday, May 22
Sign the pledge: CA farm workers deserve the same overtime as other workers
Two years?! You gotta be kidding!
Why did Gerawan immediately send peach workers back to work after the Feb 22 pesticide incident?
AB 2757 “The Phase-In Overtime for Agricultural Workers Act of 2016.”
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Fresno Bee (CA): Class-action suit alleges Gerawan failed to pay workers properly
Washington Post: Farmworker health deserves attention
ABC 10: Farm workers concerned about overtime bill
Fresno Bee (CA): Bill Clinton to farmworkers: Let's build bridges, not walls
Vida en el Valle (CA): Clinton, Brown, Harris visit UFW convention
Saturday & Sunday, May 21-22 in Bakersfield: Recent union gains for farm workers plus new global initiatives to protect workers focus of UFW convention that hears Gov. Jerry Brown Saturday and President Bill Clinton Sunday
Overwhelming vote for UFW by blueberry workers at McFarland ranch with 627 workers
Remarks by Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Senator Robert Kennedy and president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, at UFW pre-convention dinner on Thursday, May 19, 2016.
7 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in Bakersfield: RFK daughter Kerry Kennedy, Little Joe Hernandez, Martin Sheen, Antonio Villaraigosa spotlight UFW pre-convention dinner
Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22 in Bakersfield: UFW convention spotlights recent union gains for farm workers plus new global initiatives to protect workers
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