Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif teamed up with George Radanovich, president of the California Fresh Fruit Association, and Joel Nelsen, president of California Citrus Mutual, to pen a Sacramento Bee op-ed (appeared Thursday online, will appear Friday in print) criticizing the Brown administration for its recent appointment of former state Senator Isadore Hall, a staunch UFW ally, to the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB).

Stephanie Thara

Immigrant rights groups have leveraged social media to organize employee walkouts and protests across the country today, Thursday, February 16. The planned “Day without Immigrants” is intended to protest the Trump administration’s executive orders with respect to immigration and underscore the importance of migrants to the country's economy and social structure. It is unclear to what extent agricultural workers intend to participate.

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