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May 18 2022

  LITIGATION Biden Administration Opposes Roundup Manufacturer’s Appeal to the Supreme Court  Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto Company, Case Nos. 19-16636, 19-16708 (9th Cir. 2021) on appeal of Case Nos. 16-cv-00525 & 16-md-02741 (N.D. Cal. 2019). The Solicitor General of the … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: May 17, 2022

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April 18 2022

  LITIGATION Federal Court Rules Against Attempted Freeze of Farmworker Wages On April 1, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California awarded summary judgment in favor of farmworker advocates in United Farm Workers v. United States … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: April 18, 2022 

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April 18 2022

Dear FJ Friends and Supporters, I want to keep you abreast of all the good work Farmworker Justice has accomplished these past few weeks and key events on the horizon as we enter the Easter holiday weekend and spring season. Today … Read more Update from Farmworker Justice CEO, Ron Estrada

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April 15 2022

(En Español) Join us for the Environmental Justice Symposium, hosted by Farmworker Justice. This free, virtual event will bring attendees together to learn and discuss different aspects of climate change and its impact on farmworker health. Topics to be discussed … Read more Environmental Justice Symposium

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March 25 2022

To Supporters and Allies of Farmworkers, Today is the first day of 2022’s “Farmworker Awareness Week,” a time each year when farmworkers are recognized, not only locally and regionally, but nationally as well. As you are aware, the plight of … Read more Farmworker Awareness Week

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March 16 2022

  IMMIGRATION AND LABOR   Oregon Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Overtime Pay for Farmworkers Oregon state lawmakers became the eighth state in the nation to pass legislation that would provide farmworkers with the same benefit to overtime pay enjoyed by … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: March 16, 2022

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February 17 2022

Farmworker Justice Update: February 17, 2022    FARMWORKER LITIGATION Farmworker Justice Joins Towards Justice and Colorado Legal Services in Challenging New Overtime Regulations for Colorado Farmworkers. On February 8, Farmworker Justice, along with Colorado Legal Services, Towards Justice, and Project … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: February 17, 2022

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January 21 2022

FARMWORKER LITIGATION Farmworker Groups Ask Court to Vacate Trump Administration AEWR Rule On January 7, 2022, Farmworker Justice and co-counsel WilmerHale filed a motion for summary judgment, on behalf of plaintiffs UFW and the UFW Foundation, requesting that the U.S. … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: January 21, 2022

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January 05 2022

FARMWORKER LABOR LITIGATION FJ Amicus Curiae Brief Opposes North Carolina Law on Union Dues Collection Farm Labor Organizing Committee. v. Stein, Case No. 21-1499 (4th Cir. 2021) on appeal of Case No. 1:17cv1037, (M.D. North Carolina 2021): On September 15, 2021, a federal judge determined … Read more Farmworker Justice Update: December 17, 2021

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December 08 2021

On November 24, the Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS) published its 2021 Farm Labor Report summarizing the findings of the 2021 Farm Labor Survey (FLS). The survey and the resulting report provide data on the regional market rates … Read more US Department of Agriculture Releases 2021 Farm Labor Report Showing Rising Wages for Farmworkers

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