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December 24 2020

(Washington, D.C.)  On Wednesday, a federal court in California enjoined the U.S. Department of Labor’s decision to freeze, and effectively lower, several hundred thousand farmworkers’ wages employed at farms that use the H-2A agricultural guestworker program. A preliminary injunction was … Read more Federal Court Grants Farmworker Groups an Injunction Against U.S. Department of Labor’s Decision to Freeze Wages Under the H-2A Guestworker Program

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December 22 2020

Washington, D.C.- En esta temporada navideña, Eva Longoria y Farmworker Justice se unen para destacar el gran impacto que tienen los trabajadores agrícolas en la vida de todos los estadounidenses. Árboles de Navidad, rellenos, carnes asadas y pasteles de frutas … Read more Eva Longoria se une a Farmworker Justice para las festividades

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December 22 2020

Washington, D.C.- This holiday season, Eva Longoria and Farmworker Justice are coming together to highlight the vast impact farmworkers have on the lives of all Americans. Christmas trees, stuffings, roasted meats and fruit pies are just a few of our … Read more Eva Longoria joins Farmworker Justice for the holidays

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December 21 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – La semana pasada, Farmworker Justice y Earthjustice presentaron una serie de demandas contra la regla de la EPA que revisa el Estándar de Protección del Trabajador (WPS) para reducir la Zona de Exclusión de Aplicaciones (AEZ). La … Read more Farmworker Justice y EarthJustice presentan una serie de demandas contra la revocación de Zona de Exclusión de Aplicaciones (AEZ)

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December 21 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – Last week, Farmworker Justice and Earthjustice filed a series of complaints against the EPA’s rule revising the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) to reduce the Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ). The AEZ requires that a specific radius around the pesticide … Read more EarthJustice and Farmworker Justice File Complaint Against EPA’s Rollback of Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ)

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December 09 2020

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Farmworker Justice supports the President-elect’s nomination of former governor of Iowa, Tom Vilsack for the next Secretary of Agriculture. Vilsack is the former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture who served under President Obama’s administration.  Farmworker Justice worked with … Read more U.S. President-Elect, Joe Biden Nominates Tom Vilsack for Secretary of the Department of Agriculture

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December 08 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – Federal, state and local governments and health care providers should place farmworker families among the highest priority for access to COVID-19 vaccines and make strenuous efforts to overcome barriers to access faced by farmworkers and their families. … Read more Farmworkers Must Be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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December 07 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – President-elect Joe Biden announced California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as his nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services. If confirmed, Becerra will be the first Latino to hold this office.  Becerra’s mother was born in Mexico … Read more U.S. President-Elect, Joe Biden Nominates California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services

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November 30 2020

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the United Farm Workers (UFW) and the UFW Foundation, represented by Farmworker Justice and the law firm WilmerHale, filed a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) decision to slash wages under the H-2A … Read more Farmworker Groups File Federal Lawsuit Against U.S. Department of Labor’s Decision to Freeze Wages Under the H-2A Agricultural Guestworker Program

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November 24 2020

November 23, 2020 — Farmworker Justice strongly supports the President-elect’s nomination of the former director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, to serve as the next Secretary of … Read more Farmworker Justice Supports the U.S. President-Elect’s Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas as Department of Homeland Security Secretary

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