Category: Health and Environmental Justice

Farmworker Hortensia after her victory in court
equal employment opportunity commission

Sexual harassment case victory for farmworker

It is not uncommon for farmworker women to be victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. What is uncommon is for them to overcome fears …

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Advocating in DC for a ban on chlorpyrifos
ban on chlorpyrifos

Child Harming Pesticide Banned by EPA

A victory for farmworkers and children: the ban on chlorpyrifos. The pesticide has been linked to developmental problems in children. The Farmworker Association of Florida …

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Farmworkers on the front page of the Guardian
farmworker heat stress

Farmworkers on the front page

The Florida farmworkers made front page news in The Guardian. The news website ran a story on how the summer heat is impacting farmworkers in …

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Farmworkers in the field
Health and Environmental Justice

Relentless heat endangers Florida farmworkers

In our state there are no legal standards to protect farmworkers from heat stress. To change that, we work with universities to gather the proof …

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