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 ..
Farm workers work hard and deserve great pay, benefits and protections. You might be surprised at what most farm workers would tell you about the best way to help them. The information in the document below (download and share it) will provide the facts about farm workers, their jobs, guest ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] According to the pickjustice.com 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 ..
For ten years UFW pursued a lawsuit against a Tri-Cities area dairy farm. The media dutifully reported their accusations against the farmer. But many of those accusations were dropped when it came time to go to court. Apparently, they were true enough for media reports, but not for a judge ..
[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 ..