Former Senator Isadore Hall, a Democrat who marched with the President of the United Farm Worker’s labor union, and publicly declared his solidarity with the UFW campaign against the Gerawan Farming employees, has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Hall’s confirmation hearing is March 1.
After losing a race for Congress in November 2016, Hall has announced he will make another run in 2018… while he is on the ALRB?
Much Opposition to Hall’s Appointment
“The ALRB wields extraordinary powers over California’s agricultural workers and growers,” said Dan Gerawan in a letter addressed to the Senate Rules Committee Feb. 27. “This Board promulgates rules, prosecutes alleged violations, and sits as a tribunal to decide the guilt or innocence of agricultural employers across this state. No board member can wield this power where there… Read More