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Friday, January 20, 2006

LA Times Series on the UFW

UFW: A BROKEN CONTRACT, a multipart series from the LA Times
Farmworkers Reap Little as Union Strays From Its Roots, January 8, 2006 (first article in series)

Today, a Times investigation has found, Chavez's heirs run a web of tax-exempt organizations that exploit his legacy and invoke the harsh lives of farmworkers to raise millions of dollars in public and private money. The money does little to improve the lives of California farmworkers, who still struggle with the most basic health and housing needs and try to get by on seasonal, minimum-wage jobs.

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