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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...

  The farm worker movement is disappointed that the House of Representatives and the Senate couldn't end the year with the passage of a spending bill inclusive of a clean Dream Act. However, our efforts to pass a clean Dream Act continue as hopeful into the beginning of the year as...