CA Farmworkers Motivate and Inspire Elected Officials

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 5:06 pm - Permalink

On October 1, several elected officials appeared at the Radisson Hotel in Fresno to support over 200 Gerawan farmworkers in their fight for justice against the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Gerawan Farm Workers are outraged by the fact that the ALRB refuses to count their votes from the decertification election last November.

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Farmworkers Rally for Justice at ALRB Hearing

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 12:21 pm - Permalink

On October 1, more than 200 Gerawan farmworkers gathered at the Radisson Hotel in Fresno on Wednesday to protest their treatment at the hands of the California Agricultural Relations Board (ALRB). The farm workers are angry because the ALRB refuses to count their votes from a decertification election last November.

Among the speakers at the protest were Tal Cloud, President of the Conservative Lincoln Club, Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno), Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, (R-Bakersfield), and Fresno City Council Members Clint Olivier and Steve Brandau.

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CA Labor Judge Bullies, Intimidates Workers

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:30 pm - Permalink

Center For Worker Freedom

722 12th Street NW Suite #400

Washington, D.C. 20005

 

For Immediate Release                                                                        

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Judge Mediating Labor Dispute Far From Impartial

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 3:24 pm - Permalink

Judge Mark Sobel on Payroll of Labor Board

This week, a hearing began in Fresno, California regarding a labor dispute between farmworkers at Gerawan Farming, Inc. and the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB).

The workers voted in a decertification election last November to kick the United Farm Workers (UFW) out, but the ALRB refuses to count their votes. This is a clear violation of the farmworkers’ civil liberties.

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CA Farmworkers and Politicians to Rally Against Forced Unionization

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:22 am - Permalink

Center For Worker Freedom

722 12th Street NW Suite #400

Washington, D.C. 20005

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CA Governor Vetoes Forced Unionization Bill

Posted by Matt Patterson on Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:13 pm - Permalink

Center For Worker Freedom

722 12th Street NW Suite #400

Washington, D.C. 20005

For Immediate Release        

September 29, 2014                                                      

CA Governor Vetoes Forced Unionization Bill

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Ca. Gov. Stands With Farm Workers

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:20 am - Permalink

Governor Brown Vetoes Forced Unionization Bill

In a surprise move, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the California Farm Bill SB-25 on Sunday. The Bill, which had passed both houses of the Legislature, would have made it easier for unions to force farm workers into collective bargaining agreements by essentially abolishing their right to appeal during labor mediation.

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Farm Workers to Storm Labor Hearing

Posted by Matt Patterson on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:29 pm - Permalink

Center For Worker Freedom

722 12th Street NW Suite #400

Washington, D.C. 20005

For Immediate Release                                                                         Contact: John Kartch

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