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February 16 2023

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new proposal to amend federal standards on the application of pesticides. In response to years of farmworker advocacy, EPA in 2015 created the Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ), which … Read more EPA Issues New Proposal on Pesticide Protections

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February 03 2023

Washington, DC – On February 2nd, 2023, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced the Protect America’s Children from Toxic Pesticides Act (PACTPA), a bill that aims to increase protections for farmworkers and the general public from exposure to toxic pesticides. The … Read more New Pesticide Legislation would Protect Farmworkers and Children from Toxic Pesticide Exposures

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January 13 2023

Washington, DC – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken a critical step toward ensuring that immigrant workers can report illegal treatment in the workplace without fear of retaliation. Farmworker Justice applauds the Department’s efforts, which will have … Read more FJ Welcomes DHS Announcement on Protections for Immigrant Workers

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December 23 2022

Washington, DC – This week, the Senate and House of Representatives voted to pass a $1.7 trillion appropriations package for fiscal year 2023. The bill includes important new pesticide protections for America’s farmworkers, but Farmworker Justice is deeply disappointed that … Read more Congress Passes Spending Package with New Safety Measures for Farmworkers, Fails to Address the Urgent Need for Immigration Reform

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September 07 2022

New Report Exposes Significant Gaps in Pesticide Safety Regulation Enforcement, Impact on Farmworkers Collaboration between Vermont Law and Graduate School and Farmworker Justice identifies a complex system of enforcement that lacks the capacity to effectively protect farmworkers SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. … Read more New Report Exposes Significant Gaps in Pesticide Safety Regulation Enforcement, Impact on Farmworkers

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August 30 2022

More than three decades have gone by since Congress last passed major legislation creating a pathway to citizenship for this nation’s undocumented immigrants.  Year after year, political gridlock has prevented the adoption of common-sense reforms that would benefit immigrants and, … Read more The Farm Workforce Modernization Act: A Compromise Path Forward

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August 23 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  August 22, 2022 Leer en español Los Angeles, CA – Farmworker Justice will hold its annual Los Angeles Awards recognizing the social justice impact of four nationwide and community leaders on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:00 pm … Read more Farmworker Justice Los Angeles Awards Recognize Social Justice Leaders – Presented by PepsiCo

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August 23 2022

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA  Agosto 22, 2022 Read in English Los Ángeles, CA – Farmworker Justice (Justicia para los trabajadores agrĂ­colas) presenta la entrega anual de sus Premios Los Angeles Awards destacando el impacto a la justicia social de cuatro lĂ­deres … Read more Los Premios Farmworker Justice Los Ángeles Destacan LĂ­deres de la Justicia Social – Presentados por PepsiCo

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August 16 2022

Today, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), making a historic investment in lowering healthcare costs for American families and addressing the ever-growing threats posed by climate change.  Farmworker Justice applauds the President as well as members … Read more President Biden signs into law the Inflation Reduction Act

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