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ALRB assistant general counsel Silas Shawver provided no evidence to refute the allegation that he had been fired in 2015. Here is the full text of his August 2, 2017 letter to Pick Justice in which he demanded we remove the offending material.
Silas Shawver, the ALRB assistant general counsel who tried to prevent Gerawan workers from voting to de-certify the UFW, denies he had been “fired in disgrace from ALRB.”
The ALRB lurched further than ever from its legally mandated neutrality today when it named a pro-UFW activist lawyer as its new executive secretary.
The State of California and the UFW have created a “continuing, increasingly complex quagmire that masquerades as protecting California farm workers’ rights,” an industry publication reports.
The California State Fair is promoting a fake narrative about the state’s hard-working farmworkers.
With no union to stand up for them, farmworkers trekked back to Sacramento to plead with lawmakers for help against threats from a politicized government agency.
For first time in 164 years, farmworkers get State Fair exhibit, & UFW can’t say what it’s doing now
The UFW blew its historic debut at the California State Fair.
Despite big budget and staff increases, the secretive ALRB has nothing to do.
New farmworkers in the Western United States increasingly prefer to start their own union – or have no union at all – instead of joining the UFW.
The State of California has the right to prevent farmworkers from observing government meetings where decisions are made to force contracts on them, a court has ruled.