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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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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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