The "plight of the California farmworker" has been the main theme of over 100 years of government reports, scholarly writings, and popular literature. Farmworkers were excluded from most of the 1930s legislation which regulated wages and working conditions and recognized that workplace disputes could best be settled by collective bargaining. Scho
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Farmworkers in California Agriculture -- The Evolution of California Agriculture -- Farmworker Unions -- The ALRA and ALRB: 1975-1986 -- Representation Elections -- Unfair Labor Practices -- Strikes, Boycotts and Pickets -- The Future of Farmworker Collective Bargaining -- Selected Sections of the ALRA -- ALRB Cases
Philip Martin is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis, and Chair of the University of California's 60 member Comparative Immigration and Integration Program.