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25 June 2013

Female Workers Face Rape, Harassment In U.S. Agriculture Industry

Author: Bernice Yeung & Grace Rubenstein, Center for Investigative Reporting

Although the exact scope of sexual violence and harassment against agricultural workers is impossible to pinpoint, an investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of...

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25 June 2013

USA: Women in agriculture industry face rape & sexual harassment, says study

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16 May 2012

US: Sexual Violence, Harassment of Immigrant Farmworkers

Author: Human Rights Watch

Hundreds of thousands of immigrant farmworker women and girls in the United States face a high risk of sexual violence and sexual harassment in their workplaces because US authorities and employers fail to protect them adequately, Human Rights Watch...

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5 May 2010

USA: Human Rights Watch report says child farmworkers risking their safety, health, and education

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5 May 2010

[PDF] Fields of Peril: Child Labor in US Agriculture

Author: Human Rights Watch

Hundreds of thousands of children…are working in agriculture in the United States…But under… federal law, children can toil in the fields at far younger ages, for far longer hours, and under far more hazardous conditions than all other working...

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18 June 2009

Willamette Tree Wholesale nursery in Oregon sued for sexual harassment, retaliation [USA]

Author: Salem-News.com [USA]

Willamette Tree Wholesale, a nursery in…Oregon has been sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for violating federal law. The U.S. EEOC charged…that the nursery allowed female employees to be severely sexually harassed and retaliated...

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2 May 2008
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Author: Eduardo Stanley, El Sol [EE.UU.]

...[L]a Corte de Apelaciones del IX Circuito, con base en San Francisco, mantuvo la decisión de una corte de Fresno en favor de una trabajadora del campo que fuera abusada sexualmente por su supervisor de manera reiterada mientras ambos trabajaban para...

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25 April 2008

$1 million sexual harassment verdict upheld [USA]

Author: Tyche Hendrics, San Francisco Chronicle [USA]

A Central Valley farmworker who won a $1 million sexual harassment lawsuit against her employer, beef behemoth Harris Farms, has been vindicated by a federal appeals court in San Francisco, which upheld a trial court's verdict. Olivia Tamayo...sued...

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25 April 2008

USA: $1 million verdict against Harris Farms for rape & sexual harassment upheld

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25 July 2006
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Author: Verónica Macías, Diario [EE.UU.]

El acoso sexual representa un gran problema para las campesinas, problema que con mucha frecuencia no se reporta, aunque últimamente pleitos jurídicos de demandas de violación sexual y foros informativos han permitido que las víctimas den voz al tema...

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