Posts Tagged as "UFW"

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 surge of COVID-19 infected Primex Farms employees, while some workers say they are being recalled with positive results

July 2, 2020 / By
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The number of workers at Primex Farms LLC in Wasco testing positive for coronavirus has climbed to 77, the UFW confirmed Wednesday, and an additional 33 family members have also tested positive for a total of 110 Primex workers and family members.

UFW Foundation to help undocumented immigrants apply for Disaster Relief Assistance during pandemic

May 18, 2020 / By
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As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.

Dolores Huerta and her children speak about the family legacy

March 19, 2018 / By
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By: Veronica Morley

A packed Levan Center at Bakersfield College celebrated Dolores Huerta and her children as they spoke about her life as an activist and their family legacy.

Hunger Strike: Youth Leading the Way On Immigration

November 25, 2013 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This past Wednesday, immigration reform supporters including Cal State Bakersfield professor Gonzalo Santos, and Andres Chavez, the grandson of the late Cesar E.

Solis An Ally For Workers’ Rights

June 29, 2012 / By
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Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis spoke at the 50th Anniversary Convention of the United Farm Workers Union on May 20.

Kristofferson, Los Lobos To Raise Money For UFW

June 16, 2012 / By
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By JOSE ‘PABLO’ ANTONIO/South Kern Sol 

BAKERSFIELD— Actor and singer/songwriter of hits like ‘Me and Bobby McGee,’ ‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’ and ‘Help Me Make It Through the Night’, Kris Kristofferson  will making a stop in Bakersfield to help raise money of the United Farm Workers (UFW) on June 19.

Huerta Reflects On The Union She Helped Create

May 24, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD– The United Farm Workers  celebrated its 50th Anniversary at the Rabobank Convention Center on May 18 to May 20.