Tag Archives: Heat

Farm Worker Heat Deaths in California Highlighted in Interfaith Vigil

On Tuesday, July 28th, about 200 farm worker supporters, including members of clergy from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim faith traditions g... Read More »

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LA Interfaith Vigil – July 28 – JOIN US!

  Fifteen farm workers have died heat-related deaths since 2004. The law requires… water - shade - rest breaks - training. But the laws on t... Read More »

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NFWM and the UFW honors the lives of 15 farm workers

This summer the National Farm Worker Ministry in California and the United Farm Workers will be holding prayer vigils to remember and honor the lives ... Read More »

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Farm Worker Conditions in California

California is by far the state with the largest number of farm workers in the U.S. who perform a variety of jobs on the state's over 80,000 farms. Exa... 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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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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