united farm workers http://kvpr.org en Launching 11-Day Action, Advocates Urge McCarthy To Pass Immigration Reform http://kvpr.org/post/launching-11-day-action-advocates-urge-mccarthy-pass-immigration-reform <p>More than a dozen immigrants and advocates gathered outside of Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s office in Bakersfield this morning and called on him to support comprehensive immigration reform. The event marked the start of an 11-day push for immigration reform, in honor of the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the country.</p><p>“We want our congressional representative to pass comprehensive immigration reform, with a path to citizenship, now!” said Camila Chavez, executive director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 01:36:03 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 25368 at http://kvpr.org Launching 11-Day Action, Advocates Urge McCarthy To Pass Immigration Reform ALRB Dismisses Gerawan Employee Petition To Decertify UFW http://kvpr.org/post/alrb-dismisses-gerawan-employee-petition-decertify-ufw <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Representatives of the United Farm Workers are praising a decision by a state official to deny a petition from employees of Fresno-based </span>Gerawan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Farming&nbsp; to de-certify the union. But the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;decision by the regional director of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board is a blow to a faction of anti-union </span>Gerawan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> employees.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 00:57:56 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 22182 at http://kvpr.org ALRB Dismisses Gerawan Employee Petition To Decertify UFW