Worker exploitation

State Proposes Precedent-setting Pesticide Notification Rule

Please note you can file an anonymous report on pesticide regulation abuses. Info on front page of this website For immediate release: Thursday December 14, 2023 Contacts: Jane Sellen, 530-575-0332, jane@pesticidereform.org Angel Garcia, 559-748-7065, angel@pesticidereform.org  State Proposes Precedent-setting Pesticide Notification Rule Farmworkers call for more transparency about location of planned pesticide applications Lindsay, CA: How can […]

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No $ for Workers As: Auto Giants Pay 1% in taxes Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in Profits

Auto Giants Refusing Union Demands Paid Just 1% in Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in Profits: Analysis “The tax system is rigged to benefit multinational corporations over the workers who keep them running.” BRETT WILKINS Sep 19, 2023 Despite reaping tens of billions of dollars in profits between them over the past five years, General Motors

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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“Officials in Sonoma County, which has ranked worst in the Bay Area for the prevalence of coronavirus cases for most of the year, have taken no enforcement action on complaints that at least 15 large wedding gatherings violated coronavirus restrictions……..“Workers being forced to be in dangerous workplace situations has been the story of the county

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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“Officials in Sonoma County, which has ranked worst in the Bay Area for the prevalence of coronavirus cases for most of the year, have taken no enforcement action on complaints that at least 15 large wedding gatherings violated coronavirus restrictions……..“Workers being forced to be in dangerous workplace situations has been the story of the county

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As coronavirus raged, Sonoma County did little to enforce rules on weddings with as many as 100 people

“This pandemic, just as the wildfire evacuations and recovery, has made clear just how deeply wealth disparities are tied to health disparities here in our county,” said Jennifer Nicole Herman………………“This is the story of a Wine Country wedding industry disregarding the safety and survival of the workers that enable it to thrive.” SF Chronicle: As

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Sonoma County Farmworkers make National Headlines

“Over four years of massive wildfires, the wine region’s agricultural commissioners worked closely with the Sonoma County Farm Bureau and Sonoma County Winegrowers to repeatedly grant permission to growers to harvest in wildfire-evacuation zones.” ‘Touted as ‘essential’… treated as disposable’: Labor Day anger as migrant farm workers toil inside wildfire evacuation zones Published  2 days

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