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Farm Labor Articles Of Interest

The following is a compilation of recent news articles relating to the proposed Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act:

Print News

  • Messenger Post: Striking a balance for farm labor, by Julie Sherwood
  • Evening Tribune: New farm labor laws could impact local operations, by Vanessa Helgeland
  • Gannett: What a Farmworkers Bill of Rights would mean for New York, by Chad Arnold
  • Daily Messenger: Common ground on farm labor law? by Julie Sherwood
  • The Batavian: Grow-NY: Hawley supports farmers, ag activists at statewide farm bureau rally in Albany, by Billie Owens
  • Buffalo News: Farmers say state’s proposed overtime rules at odds with agricultural life, by Matt Glynn
  • Finger Lakes Times: BIGGER PICTURE: Part 2 — The politics of it all, by Spencer Tulis
  • Finger Lakes Times: BIGGER PICTURE: Part 1 — ‘The road to the poor house is paved with good intentions,’ by Spencer Tulis
  • Auburn Citizen: In split with party, NY rural Democrats oppose farmworkers’ rights bill , by Robert Harding
  • Messenger Post: Ontario County farmers: Labor bill would hurt, by Julie Sherwood
  • Dunkirk Observer: Business groups send letters to NY officials opposing proposed farm labor law, by Staff
  • Ithaca Times: Shipley rails against farmworkers bill, by Josh Durso
  • Oswego County News: Local farmers call Albany bill ‘out of touch’ with farmers and Mother Nature, by Justin Henry
  • Batavia Daily News: Ortt tours Reyncrest Farms in Corfu, by Brian Quinn
  • State of Politics: Pro-Business Groups Write To Oppose Farmworker Bill, by Nick Reisman
  • Auburn Citizen: Business groups: Farmworkers’ rights bill an ‘existential threat’ to NY agriculture, by Robert Harding
  • Batavia Daily News: Genesee, Wyoming chambers join letter to state Senate and Assembly opposing Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act, by Staff
  • Auburn Citizen: ‘We are all human beings’: How farm labor rights bill could change NY agriculture, by Robert Harding
  • Albany Times Union: Support grows at Capitol for farmworker rights, by Rachel Silberstein
  • Batavia Daily News: Study estimates Fair Labor Act effects on N.Y. farms, by Brian Quinn
  • Times Herald-Record: Debate rages on over farm labor bill, by Matthew Nanci
  • The Batavian: With Downstate push behind farm labor bill, Upstate may need Cuomo to protect them, farmers and farmworkers told, by Howard Owens
  • Mid-Hudson News: Local labor advocates, farmers, largely at odds on pending state legislation, by Staff
  • Batavia Daily News: Nothing ‘fair’ about proposed Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act as Batavia City hall is filled with farmers, state legislators, by Brian Quinn
  • Newsday: Scores attend Smithtown hearing on farmworkers’ rights, by Daysi Calavia-Robertson
  • Politico: Assembly sponsor hopeful as Senate weighs farm workers bill, by Bill Mahoney
  • Livingston County News: Livingston County Farm Bureau president concerned about Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act, by Staff
  • Evening Observer: Farmerworker Labor Act could finally pass state legislature, by Dennis Phillips
  • Associated Press: Farmers say labor act may ruin them, by David Klepper
  • Auburn Citizen: Farmers pan NY farm labor bill at state Senate hearing in CNY, by Robert Harding
  • The Batavian: Sponsor of farm labor bill visits farmers and farmworkers in Batavia and Elba, by Howard Owens
  • East End Beacon: New Labor Bill Could Change the Shape of East End Farming, by Beth Young
  • Jamestown Post-Journal: Farmerworker Labor Act May Pass State Legislature, by Dennis Phillips
  • Troy Record: Rensselaer County Legislature resolution opposes Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act, by Staff
  • The Salamanca Press: Farmers fear Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act will hurt ability to compete, by Rick Miller
  • The Leader: County argues proposed farm law, by James Post
  • Oneonta Daily Star: Delaware board rebukes state farm-labor bill, by Sarah Eames
  • Utica OD: New farm labor bills pose problems for farmers, by Joseph Labernik

Radio News

  • WSKG: Brindisi Weighs In On Farm Workers Rights, by Gabe Altieri
  • WSKG: Palmesano Pushes Back On Farm Labor Bill, by Gabe Altieri
  • WBFO: Farm workers bill of rights stands best chance of passage in decades, by Karen DeWitt
  • WSHU: Some (But Not All) Farmworkers Want Farms To Pay Overtime, by Charles Lane
  • WBFO: NY farmers concerned proposed farm legislation could hurt agriculture economy, by Nick Lippa

TV News

  • Spectrum Albany: Farm Labor Act Opponents Bring Concerns, Tractor to Capitol, by Jaclyn Cangro
  • WNYT-Albany: Farmers call for standardizing working conditions on NY farms, by John Craig
  • WUTR-Utica: Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act, by Parker Tully
  • WRGB-Albany: Farmers statewide gather in Albany to address bill that would affect working conditions, by Staff
  • WTEN-Albany: Farmers Gathering at the Capitol Today, by Staff
  • Spectrum Albany: Possible Compromise on Farm Bill, by Nick Reisman
  • Spectrum Buffalo: Democrats Differ: Should the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act Pass 2019/20?, by Mark Goshgarian
  • WETM-Elmira: Migrant farm workers would get overtime pay under proposed NY law, By Michael Prentice
  • MyChamplainValley-TV: Clinton County lawmakers oppose farm workers’ rights bill, by Mike Hoey
  • WUTR-Utica: Small Farms May Have To Cut Hours, by Parker Tully
  • WNYT-Albany: Farmworkers urge NY lawmakers to allow them to unionize, by Dan Levy
  • Spectrum Albany: Advocates Rally for Farm Workers Outside State Capitol, by Matt Hunter
  • WKBW-Buffalo: Local farms could be in trouble with possible new legislation, by Jeff Slawson
  • WCAX-Plattsburgh: Why farmers fear proposed changes to New York labor laws, by Kelly O’Brien
  • WBNG-Binghamton: Local farmers say current farm overtime bill creates complications, by Anne Sparaco
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