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    UFW, UFW Foundation: battle to ban child-brain-damaging chlorpyrifos ‘is not over’ Announcement by a major manufacturer that it plans on discontinuing production of chlorpyrifos, which the overwhelming scientific evidence shows damages the brains and lowers the IQs of babies and small children, was hailed by the United Farm...

Washington, D.C.— Former United Farm Workers President Arturo S. Rodriguez will urge the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis to enact legislation protecting farm workers from dying or becoming ill from extreme heat. It is similar to first-in-the-nation heat rules the UFW pushed through that has saved the lives...

Washington, D.C.—Monterey County farm worker and UFW Foundation member Pablo Martinez is a guest of Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) at the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited former United Farm Workers president and UFW Foundation spokesperson Arturo...