We are the sons and daughters of farmworkers. We believe justice and dignity are inalienable human rights, and fight for greater access for migrant farmworker and immigrant communities across the state.
ITUP Policy Brief on Farmworkers and Health Coverage
Farmworkers are the backbone of California’s $50 billion agricultural industry, yet are significantly less likely to have health insurance than the general population, and are ineligible for most state safety-net services.
Padilla Introduces Bills to Strengthen USDA Support
CRLAF is excited about nationally proposed legislation, that more fully supports farmworkers' rights and wellbeing, while increasing awareness of the current propensity of labor violations, and overall equity in the sector.
CRLAF co-sponsored the Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) in 2003, a unique statute that has provided a critical mechanism for enforcement of fundamental labor law protections guaranteed to all California workers.