Posts Tagged as "Farmworkers"

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden in Kern County honoring Naturalization Ceremony and farm workers

March 29, 2022 / By
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On March 28, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden attended the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization Ceremony at the National Chavez Center in remembrance of Cesar Chavez 95th birthday honoring citizens and farm workers.

COVID-19 farmworker study seeks to find solutions to workers’ elevated vulnerability for contracting virus

July 30, 2020 / By
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Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.

UFW confirms 91 Primex employees infected, pushes for legislation to help agricultural workers amid pandemic

July 10, 2020 / By
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Since the first COVID-19 cases were identified at Primex Farms LLC in Wasco in late June, the number of cases have continued to rise.

UFW Foundation Organizer Shows Passion For His Work

June 15, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro, South Kern Sol

Eriberto Fernandez, 30, remembers working in the fields around Delano as a child.

Cal/OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention regulation

January 10, 2012 / By
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by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol

 

BAKERSFIELD– Last month a 16-year-old farmworker suffered from a heat-related illness in Kern County.