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McDonald's farmworker raise fought by growers (tags)
McDonald's Corp.'s high-profile deal to raise wages for Florida tomato pickers appears to have run into a major obstacle: Florida's tomato farmers.
Mondavi's vinyard$$ of globalization exploit workers, ecosystem (tags)
Mondavi winemaking corporation should be boicotted for labor violations (UFW campaign), ecological destruction (decimation of oak woodlands for new barrels/vinyards), and exploitation of family grape farmers overseas using WTO globalization agreements..
Filipinos—Forgotten Heroes of the UFW (tags)
Filipino labor leaders played pivotal roles in organizing labor unions and fighting for farm workers’ rights
Feeding the poor (tags)
School children set up gardens to feed the poor and give fresh produce to food banks. Volunteers needed around the country.
BOYCOTT TACO BELL ! HUNGER STRIKE BEGINS FEB 24! (tags)
Farmworkers turn up the heat on Gov. Davis (tags)
Farmworkers and their supporters are turning up the heat on Gov. Davis, who is threatening to veto an important bill. A report from an S13 action, with audio clips.
Organized labor rallies in support of the UFW (tags)
“This is the number one labor issue right now in California,” said Miguel Contreras, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the L.A. County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. “On this Labor Day in the year 2002, this is THE issue for working families in California.”
NOON TODAY: UFW Rally in Downtown LA (tags)
TODAY - rally with the UFW at Governor Davis's LA office and urge him to sign SB 1736.
Some History of UFW: From Book: LA CAUSA: The Migrant Farmworkers Story Larios (tags)
This is sold in some parts of our country as a childrens book. Really it is more like Labor Studies or Chicano Studies or U.S. History. 93 pages. Authors Dana Catharine de Ruiz and Richard Larios with Mr. Alex Haley, General Editor. Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers.
Up to 5,000 Wash. state apple workers march for better pay (tags)
11 a.m. press avail., 1 p.m. rally Sunday Aug, 5 in Yakima Up to 5,000 Wash. state apple workers march for better pay, push UFW bills to legalize undocumented farm laborers
GREAT PUPPET! A note of caution (tags)