While California Gov. Jerry Brown has ignored thousands of
California farm workers who don’t want to be
unionized,Wisconsin became the 25th Right-to-Work state.
Happy Labor Day Gerawan farm workers. In one of the most
significant labor relations fights in the country, proceedings have
turned ugly, with many questioning the legal tactics and
scruples of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board.
Labor Relations Boardsays it exists to protect the rights
ofallagricultural employees, including those
not wanting labor organization representation, as is the case with
Gerawan Farming employees. However, Gerawan farming employees say
they have not received any assistance from the ALRB.
Whenever they can, labor unions historically try to gain control
over entry into the labor market. “Such measures are for the
purpose of holding down the supply of labor in the field and
thereby enabling those fortunate enough to be admitted to it, to
earn higher incomes,” wrote George Reisman of the… Read More