FRESNO, Calif. — California has a new law that will allow state regulators to automatically certify union elections by farmworkers if they determine growers used threats or intimidation toward workers in the election process.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have made it easier for unions to organize farmworkers in California but which growers had characterized as a union power-grab.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have given California farmworkers overtime pay after working 40 hours in a week, the same as other non-management employees who earn time-and-a-half after an eight-hour day or 40-hour week.
NEW YORK — Year after year, to little avail, activist groups have been urging bolder federal action to curtail the health risks and exploitation endured by the legion of children who labor on America’s farms.
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