Labor

UFW, Growers Push for Path to Citizenship for Undocumented Farm Workers

Supporters of immigration reform are making another push to pass a congressional bill that would give undocumented farm workers a path to permanent re... more »

Genesee, Orleans Say ‘No’ to Farm Labor Overtime Bill

County lawmakers in Genesee and Orleans counties on Wednesday both passed resolutions stating their opposition to a state proposal that would allow fa... more »

N.Y. Farm Labor Bill Moves Closer to Senate Vote

Allies for expanding farmworker rights in New York scored a mini-victory Wednesday when the Senate Labor Committee moved the Farmworkers Fair Labor Pr... more »

Senator Gains Sway on N.Y. Bill

The Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act was rerouted Thursday to the Senate Agriculture Committee, a surprise reversal that gave state Sen. Darrel J.... more »

California Man Touts Cooling Shelter for Farmworkers

After watching grape harvesters toil in the vineyards on a summer day without shade, Garth Patterson was inspired to get them some relief. abc NewsCli... more »

Rural America is on an Immigrant Labor Treadmill

The farmworkers of tomorrow are growing up today somewhere outside the United States, making immigration policy a major concern of farmers, farmworker... more »

Potatoes in Malawi, Africa

A photo gallery of Joe's trip can be viewed on the Spudman Facebook fan page here.She grew the potatoes, carried them to the factory and processed the... more »

Jobless Finding New Work on Farms

Unemployed workers are seeking jobs in fruit orchards and vegetable fields, easing farm labor shortages in the process. USA TodayClick here to read th... more »

New York Labor Bill May Die in Senate Turmoil

A bill that would extend to seasonal and other farm workers rights to time-and-a-half overtime pay, a full day off every week, freedom to form unions ... more »

AgJOBS Introduced Again

Today, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Reps. Adam Putnam, R-Fla., and Howard Berman, D-Calif., will introduce, in the Senate and House, the Agric... more »


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