The United Farm Workers of America, or more commonly just United Farm
Workers (UFW), is a labor union for farmworkers in the United States. It originated
Started during World War II as a program to provide Mexican agricultural ... After
five days growers began to bring in Chicano scabs from the surrounding area.
On September 8, 1965, Filipino American grape workers, members of the
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, walked out on strike against Delano-
The National Farm Labor Union, which was led by Ernesto Galarza, in the 1940's
and ... between the United States and Mexico, which recruited temporary workers
... It began during World War II, when growers were facing a severe shortage of ...
Learn more about how Chavez grew from migrant farm worker to civil rights
champion in ... and the two organizations later merged to become the United
Farm Workers. ... His introduction to labor organizing began in 1952 when he met
May 1, 2010 ... Nearly every book written about the UFW has placed Cesar Chavez ... of and
began to participate in the farm workers' struggle for justice in the ...
In 1967, the UFW began a boycott against all California table grapes, igniting
faith-based groups, unions, and community organizations to join and publicize
While the Bracero Program offered Mexican farm workers a legally binding work
.... As the Delano strike began, Chavez took care to frame it not as a mere union
.... Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the
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United Farm Workers of America. The United Farm Workers of America (UFW)
began in 1962 as a coalition of poorly paid migrant farm workers and grew into a
In 1965, Filipino farm workers in the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee,
led by Larry Itliong, began a series of strikes in Delano, California, demanding a ...