farm workers

New York judge rejects farm worker collective bargaining suit

· January 19, 2018

A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit that sought collective bargaining rights for farm workers. “New York Farm Bureau learned today that Judge Richard McNally has granted our organization’s request to dismiss the New York Civil Liberties Union’s baseless lawsuit that sought to create collective bargaining rights for farm workers. The Court’s decision […]

Teen creates Apple Watch app to prevent farm workers deaths

· November 16, 2017

After her great-grandmother died because of conditions in the field, a California teen is fighting to reduce the high numbers of heat illness and deaths among farm workers in her beloved Central Valley through an Apple Watch app. Faith Florez, a 17-year old senior in high school and the granddaughter of farm workers, created the […]

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