Great news for farm workers in court decision

The Tri-City Herald reported September 6 that a federal judge in Richland temporarily blocked the government from a 50% increase in piece rate pay for farm workers. This means these workers can continue to earn the $17 per hour they receive in the blueberry harvest in Eastern Washington. If the ..

Eastern Washington Family Farmers protects farmworkers against abuse by United Farm Workers union

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] According to the website, thousands of California farm workers protested AGAINST UFW and the state labor board that was seeking to protect the union. ​ Earlier, we submitted a letter to the Starbucks board of directors who were confronted by the UFW, with the naive assistance of Jesse ..

Protecting Farmworkers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We're working to protect valuable jobs for our workers and set the record straight on worker protections [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Union activists have been waging a campaign in Washington state against the guest worker program. This program, also called H2A, provides legal visas for foreign workers to supplement the jobs of domestic ..

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