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December 02 2022

On November 23, 2022 the Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the Farm Labor Report. This report summarizes the findings of the 2022 Farm Labor Survey (FLS), a nationwide survey of farm employers (excluding non-farm employers such … Read more USDA Survey Shows Rising Farmworker Wages in 2022

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December 02 2022

In fiscal year 2022, the H-2A program continued its trend of explosive growth according to data recently published by the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC). OFLC approved 371,619 positions in FY 2022, which accounts for … Read more Newest DOL Data Shows Continuing Expansion of the H-2A Program in 2022

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October 14 2022

  Dear FJ Friends and Supporters, Thank you all for your continued engagement and support on behalf of the Farmworker Justice team. FJ continues to work diligently to advocate for improvements in the working and living conditions of farmworkers and … Read more FJ Newsletter – 10/14/22

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September 22 2022

September 22, 2022 This week, designated as National Farm Safety and Health Week by President Biden, Farmworker Justice delivered a letter from more than 50 farmworker-serving organizations demanding a full House vote on critical legislation to protect our nation’s farmworkers … Read more Farmworker Advocates Call on Congress to Protect Workers from Dangerous Heat

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August 23 2022

  President Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act   On August 16th, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. The bill includes many key provisions of President Biden’s agenda related to climate change and healthcare, including $40 billion in investments … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: August 17, 2022

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August 02 2022

Dear FJ Friends and Supporters, I trust this message finds you and your families safe and healthy. The FJ team continues to work tirelessly to advance our mission of improving the living and working conditions of farmworkers. We are engaging … Read more Updates from Farmworker Justice CEO, Ron Estrada

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July 19 2022

  LITIGATION Eleventh Circuit rules against Monsanto in “Failure to Warn” case over Glyphosate (Roundup) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled on July 12th that pesticide labeling provisions in the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: July 18, 2022

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June 17 2022

  LITIGATION Michigan Farmworkers Sue Mastronardi Produce for Pesticide Exposure and Wage Theft On June 1, 2022, Farmworker Justice and the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of three farmworkers against their former employers, … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: June 16, 2022

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