CA Farm Workers to Gov’t: Stop Helping Us

CA Gov. Jerry Brown tries to force unionization by Katy Grimes Thousands of farm workers in California must now abide by an unwanted unionization deal struck decades ago and never enforced. That’s because a California judge with the state’s agricultural labor relations agency on Friday ordered the ballots destroyed from a labor union decertification election, rather than … Continue reading CA Farm Workers to Gov’t: Stop Helping Us

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Latino Legislators To Visit Illegal Immigrants but Ignore Fresno Farmworkers

News outlets are giddy with the announcement of a tour later today by the California Latino Legislative Caucus, of the illegal immigrant detention facilities at the Ventura County Naval Base today "to inspect the care immigrants are receiving."These same California lawmakers have ignored the plight and pleas for help of thousands of Latino farm workers who are fighting to decertify … Continue reading Latino Legislators To Visit Illegal Immigrants but Ignore Fresno Farmworkers

UFW Crudely Takes Credit for Gerawan Farming Employee Raises

As Gerawan Farming in Fresno, CA announced wage increases to its thousands of employees on Independence Day, the United Farm Workers union hilariously tried to take credit for the raise. On the eve of the Independence Day, farm workers at Gerawan Farms received notice that their employer proposed a wage increase to $11.00 per hour. Yet the UFW posted this … Continue reading UFW Crudely Takes Credit for Gerawan Farming Employee Raises

Democrats To Farm Workers: Shut Up and Vote (for us)

In one of the most significant labor relations fights in the country, California farm workers have made history again. But this fight is about trying to get their votes from a November election counted, in order to boot the farm labor union out of their place of business. The Agricultural Labor Relations Board has steadfastly refused to … Continue reading Democrats To Farm Workers: Shut Up and Vote (for us)