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Gerawan ignores the law again!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Breaking the law doesn’t seem to bother Gerawan Farming Inc., one of America’s largest fruit growers, which markets under its Prima label. We’ve come to you many times before over the litany … Continue reading

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Support Gerawan workers in San Francisco on Cesar Chavez’ birthday

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Gerawan Farming workers are excited. Support for their campaign is growing. On Tuesday, March 31, Cesar Chavez’s birthday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will debate and vote on a resolution telling Gerawan, one … Continue reading

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Workers sickened by pesticides last August still no justice

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Workers will hand in petition to Ag Commissioner during March 6 rally ‘I work picking peaches for Gerawan. In August 2013, Gerawan workers entered a peach orchard to starting picking. They noticed … Continue reading

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Stand with Gerawan workers!

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “Gerawan workers are excited. The Los Angeles Unified School District Board (LAUSD), who contracts to purchase Gerawan’s products, is taking a stand for their rights. On February 10, the LAUSD Board will … Continue reading

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Gerawan violates law failing to warn workers of pesticides

A message from the United Farm Workers (UFW): “This is the scene described to us by a worker in the peach orchards of Gerawan—which sells its products under the Prima label. ‘As soon as we entered the block we smelled … Continue reading

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LA City Council Backs UFW Contract

A Message from the LA Times: By Emily Alpert Reyes Hundreds of labor activists, farmworkers and their allies marched  on Los Angeles City Hall on Wednesday demanding that a Fresno fruit grower recognize a union contract — the latest turn in … Continue reading

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L.A. City Council resolution backing Gerawan workers

A message from the United Farm Workers: “An epic battle by farm workers to implement their union contract with a giant Central Valley grower — reminiscent of 1960s farm labor struggles — plays out before the Los Angeles City Council … Continue reading

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Hold Safeway Accountable for Selling Prima!

A message from the United Farm Workers: “It’s hard to believe it. Last Monday a neutral administrative judge began to hear testimony on indictments from state prosecutors charging Gerawan Farming with multiple, serious and repeated violations of the law. Gerawan … Continue reading

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Pesticide applicator ordered to lie

A message from the United Farm Workers: “When it comes to pesticide safety we work hard to create laws and regulations to protect both consumers and workers who labor in the fields. But what happens when the people we trust … Continue reading

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My 3 a.m. Call with Dan Gerawan

I worked for years in the anti-human trafficking field. One thing I learned during that time is that most of the tactics used by traffickers are next to impossible to prosecute. Intimidation and manipulation in many cases are not illegal. … Continue reading

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