Patt Morrison for April 13, 2006

UFW Contract for Guest Workers

The United Farm Workers of America and Global Horizons of Los Angeles, one of the nation's largest recruiters of foreign workers, have reached an unprecedented labor agreement to improve wages, benefits and working conditions for guest workers brought to the United States for farm work. Host Patt Morrison talks with Tanis Ybarra, Secretary Treasurer, United Farm Workers Union; Mordechai Orian, President and Chief Strategic Officer; and Phil Martin, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, about the significance of this pact and what it might mean to the ongoing immigration debate.

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