A Second Wind for Farm Workers?

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-Still marching after all those years- read one headline last week as thousands of farm workers trekked up the Central Valley to Sacramento, repeating a march led 36 years ago by Cesar Chavez. In 1975, the Farm Workers- Union finally got the new law he wanted when Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark farm labor legislation. Now, a new generation of farm workers is beating on the door of another Democratic Governor. They-re demanding that Gray Davis, who was Governor Brown-s chief-of-staff, sign a bill requiring that deadlocked farm labor contract negotiations be subject to binding arbitration. We hear more about principles and practice, and a controversy steeped in California history from the principal spokesman for the UFW and the president of the Western Growers Association.
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Binding Arbitration legislation (SB 1736)

California Agricultural Labor Relations Board

National Labor Relations Board

US Department of Labor

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