Potentially harmful appointee steps down after successful email campaign

In February of this year, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Sharon Runner to head the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) in California. ... Read More »

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Rule Changes Target Vulnerable Workers

The torrent of new rules being issued by the Bush administration as it heads out the door is turning into a regulatory fiasco. The changes have lowere... Read More »

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Cal-OSHA to Review Handling of Heat Cases

Heatstroke caused seven confirmed deaths and more than 60 worker injuries this year, despite tougher regulations enacted in 2006 with Gov. Arnold Schw... Read More »

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In the Trenches and Fighting Slavery

A delegation from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers recently took time during its "Northeast Tour for Fair Food" to visit The Nation offices in New Y... Read More »

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State and Local Government Honor Farm Worker Awareness Week

Governor Ted Kulongoski's Proclamation designating March 29 to April 4 "Farm Worker Awareness Week" and recognizing both the contribution of farm work... Read More »

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Call on Gov. Schwarzeneggar to prevent heat deaths this summer!

TAKE ACTION!   Last summer, 6 farm workers died heat-related deaths in the fields of California. These workers' death should have been preven... Read More »

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Florida Farm Worker Bicycle Drive: Fifth Delivery

Another bicycle delivery took place on December 16, 2008, in the community of Seville, Florida. Once again, thanks to our supporters from the Bicycle... Read More »

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Immersion Trip, Pierson, Florida

On the weekend of December 5th, 2008, a group of young people, from the UCC Chapel on the Hills in Seminole, Florida, and from the UCC Church by the S... Read More »

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2008 Florida YAYA Summit

Young Adults from Florida, North Carolina, Georgia and Massachusetts met in Apopka, Florida, for the 2008 Florida YAYA Summit. During the weekend of N... Read More »

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UCC Chapel on the Hills Food Drive

UCC Chapel on the Hill youth group members, from Seminole, Florida, surprised us again when they called us to let us know about a fundraiser to help f... Read More »

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