Latest Farmworker Stories

2011-08-12 00:00:28

A consortium of community advocates, political leaders and farmers launched SAFE: "Save America’s Food and Economy" - saveamericasfood.org - to protect farms and agriculture from the impact of H.R.

2011-07-22 01:43:50

While more Americans are working past age 65 by choice, a growing segment of the population must continue to work well into their sixties out of financial necessity.

2011-05-16 17:38:00

Western Growers Calls on Governor to Veto IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif released the following statement on today's passage by the California State Assembly of the United Farm Workers-sponsored Senate Bill 104.

2011-04-18 20:59:04

International migrant workers entering Canada generally arrive healthy but their low-skilled occupations may put them at risk of health issues and they may face barriers to health care.

2011-04-13 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widespread use of illegal foreign labor by large agribusinesses results in huge profits for corporate farms, while consumers continue to see rising prices at the supermarket checkout, finds a new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

2011-04-01 00:14:18

AFOP’s Health & Safety Programs Releases a Report Examining Pesticide Exposure and Its Effects on Farmworker Children Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Today, just one year after the President’s Cancer Panel released its groundbreaking report highlighting environmental causes of cancer, the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) released Dangerous Exposure: Farmworker Children and Pesticides.

2011-03-30 23:01:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more Americans are asking questions about where their food comes from, but few are going so far as to think about who picked it. Farmworkers remain in the shadows.

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