Tag Archives: farm labor

American Employers Exploit Undocumented Workers For Profit

Contributed by Joel Wells American employers face almost no risk when hiring undocumented workers and pocket higher profits when they do. This affects the economy of every state in the nation, including Iowa. According to the Pew Research Center report … Continue reading

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More on United Farm Workers and Cesar Chavez

Lettuce Wars: Ten Years of Work and Struggle in the Fields of California by Bruce Neuberger (Monthly Review Press) Trampling Out the Vintage by Frank Bardacke (Verso) A Union of Their Dreams by Miriam Pawel (Bloomsbury Press) A Book Review … Continue reading

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Rep. Loebsack Promotes Citizens Super Committee On Telephone Town Hall

muscatinejournal.com U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, won’t predict which programs will be affected when the 12-member congressional super committee recommends lopping up to $1.5 trillion off the federal budget by its Nov. 23 deadline. But the Iowa City Democrat, during … Continue reading

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