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On Cesar Chavez Day, local farmworker groups press for county protections from brain-harming pesticide   Call comes one year after Trump Administration ignored US EPA scientists’ recommendation for nationwide ban on chlorpyrifos   Santa Maria, CA – In honor of Cesar Chavez’s birthday, a coalition of farmworker, community health, labor, and...

United Farm Workers President Arturo S. Rodriguez, who is also president of the UFW Foundation Executive Board, issued this statement following the partial shutdown of the federal government:   Jumping from continuing resolution to continuing resolution on the budget is not a solution for anyone from either side of the...

The increase in the minimum wage: CHANGED from 2017 to 2018 in... California -- $11/hour if at a company with 26 employees or more and $10.50/hour if working at company with 25 employees or less Arizona - $10.50/hour Washington State - $11.50/hour   In the year 2016, the Farm Worker...