September 28, 2018 -
Agricultural workers — many of whom are undocumented or in the country on work visas — are among the most vulnerable workers. We recently spoke with Justin Flores of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee about how these workers are building power despite the numerous attacks on their right to organize.
September 7, 2017 -
The Farm Labor Organizing Committee will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its convention in Ohio this weekend while under attack from North Carolina legislators, some of whom have a financial interest in suppressing farmworker unions.
December 16, 2014 -
While discussing a proposal to require supply-chain monitoring for slavery risks, a British House of Commons member described human rights abuses he and a colleague witnessed on a recent fact-finding visit to North Carolina's tobacco fields.
June 14, 2012 -
Perseverance paid off for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee in North Carolina as Reynolds finally agreed to meet with the union to discuss tobacco pickers' abysmal work conditions.
October 25, 2011 -
An undocumented farmworker leader was deported last week, reinforcing the findings of a new Farm Labor Organizing Committee report that says tobacco pickers struggling to organize are stymied by fear.