Opinion: Honor Chavez Legacy by Confronting UFW Corruption

Cesar Chavez spent his life trying to improve life for farmworkers, fighting for changes he felt would bring about civil rights and justice for workers. At the end of this month, California state legislators plan to honor Cesar Chavez’s birthday as a day of pu...

Five Years Later, Tally Shows Gerawan Workers Want UFW Gone

“No Union. No Union.” That was the refrain from ALRB field examiner Veronica Cervantes as she read off ballots Tuesday from a 2013 election asking Gerawan Farming workers whether they wanted United Farm Workers union representation. Politics 101 ...

Video: Busted! ALRB Rules Against UFW

The United Farm Workers union violated the rights of farm workers by denying them entry into a 2015 public meeting, a judge ruled in a recent decision. An Agricultural Labor Relations Board judicial ruling f...

Walters: Unions Hold Special Place In Hearts of CA Dems

In his CALmatters column, Dan Walters questions the tight-knit relationship between labor unions and California legislators. In his look at how friendly the two groups are, Walters refers to two examples, one of which holds local importance. While last w...