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Leaders of key influential U.S. faith-based groups urge Dan Gerawan to implement his workers’ union contract

Press Release June 17, 2014 RALEIGH, NC—Two faith-based groups representing millions of worshipers in more than 100,000 local congregations across the United States have signed on to letters urging Dan Gerawan, owner of Fresno, Calif.-based Gerawan Farming Inc., one of America’s largest tree fruit and table grape companies, to obey state labor law by implementing […]

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Ensure Dignity and Respect for Farm Worker Women

A Message From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: Earlier this year, the Fair Food Program won the support of Catapult, a pioneering crowdfunding platform that works with groups around the globe to advance the rights of women and girls.  We have the great pleasure of announcing the launch of the Catapult online campaign, “Ensure dignity and respect for farmworkers” — […]

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Faith Communities Rally Behind CIW and Demand Wendy’s Join the Fair Food Program

On May 28th, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) delivered a letter to Wendy’s CEO Emil Brolick at the annual Wendy’s Shareholders’ Meeting in Dublin, Ohio.  Signed by 22 influential faith leaders and organizations, including Jim Winkler of the National Council of Churches, Gradye Parsons of the Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian […]

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Take Action Now: Sign On Letter to Support Tobacco Farm Workers

Dear NFWM Supporter: For seven years, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), faith leaders and other community activists from coast to coast have pressured Reynolds American to address human rights abuses in their tobacco supply chain. Seven years is far too long to wait for justice!  Tobacco farm workers need to know we stand in […]

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Victory for Berry Pickers as Sakuma Withdraws its H-2A Application

A Message From Farmworker Justice: Washington State berry grower Sakuma Brothers Farms has withdrawn its application asking the federal government to allow it to employ as many as 438 foreign H-2A “guest workers” to harvest its berries this season. Sakuma had made the application after the company’s domestic workers formed an organization last year, “Familias […]

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NFWM Allies Challenge EPA’s Failure to Protect Children from Pesticides

A Message from Farmworker Justice: Environmental, health, and farmworker advocacy groups filed an Administrative Objection and a court appeal this week, challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) refusal to quickly correct errors in pesticide registrations and its refusal to immediately implement protective measures to safeguard children from exposure to dangerous pesticides that drift from fields during and after application. […]

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Take Action Against Abuses Happening on Darigold Farms

A Message from United Farm Workers: Earlier this month we released photos alleging abuse of cows by dairies associated with Darigold Inc. Darigold claims these photos are not current. But workers tell us the disturbing abuse of cows at Darigold farms is very real and very current. We’ve just released new photos documenting current disturbing […]

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