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Equitable Food Initiative? Why won’t Costco denounce UFW assault on woman?

Why won’t Costco denounce its partner, the UFW, for participating in the ugly assault on a San Jose woman last week?


UFW takes 3% of members’ salaries so its leaders can ride in limos

Here’s a troubling picture: UFW leaders ride around in a stretch limousine while they push for the state to force workers to fork over 3% of their hard-earned income to the union.


Sacramento Bee’s fact-checker can’t get his facts right

The political fact-checker for the Sacramento Bee can’t get his facts right when critiquing an ad campaign against Senator Darrell Steinberg, who is running for mayor of the state capital.


UFW man joins mob assault on woman because of her political views

A UFW man joined a mob of other men, laughing as they spat on her, threw garbage and eggs at her, and hurled other abuses at her – all because she supports a presidential candidate that they don’t like.

 


State Senate President de Leon tells UFW it must fight for workers to earn $10 an hour

The UFW must fight for California farmworkers to earn a $10 minimum wage. That’s what state Senate President Kevin de Leon told the UFW convention this weekend in Bakersfield.

 


UFW presence on Equitable Food Initiative ruins a good idea

Farmworkers are everyone’s first line of defense for safe and healthy food. So it’s vital that they be part of any process to ensure wholesome food for everyone.

 


Prominent ag columnist calls ALRB dishonest, cheating, & bordering on ‘criminal misrepresentation’

“For anybody with the integrity to view the circumstances honestly the status of California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) is truly astounding in its embrace of dishonesty, partiality and cheating,” Don Curlee wrote in the Agricultural Action Committee’s newsletter, Ag Accent.

 


We are winning the fight: Los Angeles Times gives super coverage of our cause

Pick Justice and its friends are winning the fight against government secrecy, crony capitalism, and the political and union establishment in Sacramento. The Los Angeles Times just gave fantastic coverage to the cause of workers’ rights and free speech in California’s rigged political and judicial system.

 


Now THAT’s collective bargaining! Court unanimously sides with workers and employer

In a remarkable show of how employers and workers can work together against government secrecy, a three-judge panel unanimously struck down a California secrecy law as unconstitutional.

 


Higher court sides with farmworkers against ALRB secrecy

Farmworker Lupe Garcia just won a big win for all California farmworkers, as well as for journalists and for employers who treat their workers fairly. The victory came from a unanimous three-judge panel in Fresno on May 9.