The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced stronger Farmworker Protection Standards for People Applying the Pesticides with the Greatest Risk/ improved training and minimum age requirements for certified applicators will help protect people and the environment. Lideres Campesinas, an organization in California presented their “Morralitos” Campaign to create conscience about the dangers of Pesticides. Guests: Paola […]
The Regional Labor Mobility Initiative (INILAB) launches regional campaign against abuses in recruiting migrant workers. Guests: Mayela Blanco, Coordinator with Incidencia Política en México Global Workers Justice Alliance. Irma Murrieta, Responsible of the Pastoral de Movilidad Humana Arquidiocesis de Morelia, Michoacán. Vinicio Sandobal, Executive Director with Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente en El Salvador (GMIES)
The Department of Labor (DOL) rushed to makean official announcement of new regulations that will permit hundreds of sheepherders with H2A visas to receive a salary increase after Nov. 16, 2015, dateon which the new rules take effect. (Photo by Shaun Stanley / Durango Herald)
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Elizabeth Mazno, Associate Cal/OSHA Engineer provides information about the California Heat Illness Prevention Standards. Water. Rest. Shade.
Health effects of secondhand smoke and laws that protect tenants that live in apartment blocks.
On this edition of Comunidad Alerta the discussion was focused on the safety standards, rules and regulations for the transportation of agricultural workers.