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UFW Foundation condemns Trump administration’s ‘radical plan’ to limit legal immigration with proposed ‘public charge’ rule United Farm Workers Foundation Executive Director Diana Tellefson Torres issued the following statement following the Trump Administration’s Proposed “Public Charge” Rule, a Hideous Attempt to Limit Legal Immigration: In yet another attempt to fulfill...

Court slams EPA failure to protect children and farmworkers from toxic pesticide EPA ordered to ban chlorpyrifos within 60 days   SEATTLE, WA—The environmental protection Agency must ban a widely used organophosphate pesticide linked to brain damage in children, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. The appellate court ordered...

As Climate Heats Up, Government Must Protect Workers From Heat Organizations File Petition – Joined by Former OSHA Officials – Urging Agency to Issue National Heat Protection Standard   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal government must establish protections for workers who are subject to extreme heat, more than 130 organizations...