Tag Archives: UFW

OCIC Celebrates 50 Years!

This article was submitted by Suzanne Darweesh, Co-chair of the Orange County Interfaith Committee to Aid Farm Workers (OCIC).  The National Farm Wor... Read More »

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Sign onto EPA petition to ban pesticide that harms children’s brains

From the United Farm Workers: Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to children’s... Read More »

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Support Gerawan Workers & the UFW!

You can provide vital help to the farm workers at Gerawan Farming in California who are fighting for their rights.  Please SAVE THE DATES to attend... Read More »

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Help Farm Workers: ACT NOW to Support Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration!

There are approximately one million farm workers in the US and their labor puts food on our tables each and every day. The majority of farm workers ... Read More »

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Workers sickened by pesticides last August still no justice

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): "Workers will hand in petition to Ag Commissioner during March 6 rally 'I work picking peaches for Ger... Read More »

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Stand with Gerawan workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): "Gerawan workers are excited. The Los Angeles Unified School District Board (LAUSD), who contracts to... Read More »

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WA State bill threatens your right to know as a consumer

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): "Bill to be heard in WA State House Committee on Public Safety Tuesday! Remember those horrific pictur... Read More »

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Take Action: Hold Gerawan Accountable!

A Message from the UFW: Ag Commissioner’s investigation claims Gerawan violated the law by failing to warn workers of pesticides. Take Action N... Read More »

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Gerawan violates law failing to warn workers of pesticides

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): "This is the scene described to us by a worker in the peach orchards of Gerawan—which sells its produ... Read More »

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Tell CA's Gov. Brown it's time to take the lead on chlorpyrifos

A message for the United Farm Workers (UFW): "Last month, after more than 10 years of review, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) fin... Read More »

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