Author: FLOC

  • FEDERAL COURT RULING A MAJOR VICTORY FOR FLOC AND FARMWORKER RIGHTS

    FEDERAL COURT RULING A MAJOR VICTORY FOR FLOC AND FARMWORKER RIGHTS

    In a historic win for farmworkers and organized labor, FLOC and its allies overturned part of North Carolina’s Farm Act earlier this month. A federal court struck down part of the state law that would have stripped farmworkers and their union of their rights to bargain for voluntary union recognition in settling legal claims. This […]

  • Veteran Farm Worker Family to Represent FLOC at White House Event

    Veteran Farm Worker Family to Represent FLOC at White House Event

    We would like to tell you the story of Jessica Molina. Jessica is the youngest daughter to founding FLOC members Gregorio and Margarita, Jessica grew up in an environment inspired by leadership and activism. As witness to her parent’s participation in numerous marches and boycotts, she would soon follow in their footsteps, advocating for underrepresented […]

  • UPDATE ON STOP CORRUPT CONTRACTORS CAMPAIGN

    UPDATE ON STOP CORRUPT CONTRACTORS CAMPAIGN

    H2A Labor Contractors are a critical issue in agriculture across the nation. From North Carolina to Ohio, contractors are taking union jobs and allowing abuse to run rampant. We are reiterating its support for a moratorium on the approval of visas for farm labor contractors in the H2A “guestworker program” as a report by the […]

  • Dec. 5th: Annual Songs For Justice Benefit Concert

    Dec. 5th: Annual Songs For Justice Benefit Concert

    Join us for our Songs for Justice Concert TONIGHT at 6pm. Join the live stream here FLOC and the Campaign for Migrant Worker Justice are hosting our annual benefit concert on December 5th online. FLOC President, Baldemar Velasquez, will perform with the Aguila Negra Band. Join us for a night of FLOC history through story […]

  • Big Tobacco and US Dept. of Labor Collaborate to Support Abusive Employers in Agriculture Farmworker Union Opens Anti-Corruption Campaign

    Big Tobacco and US Dept. of Labor Collaborate to Support Abusive Employers in Agriculture Farmworker Union Opens Anti-Corruption Campaign

    Raleigh, NC- On Thursday October 22 a delegation of H2A guestworkers, members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee deliver a petition to the Trump Labor Department calling for them to “do their job” after a case has been lingering in the government bureaucracy for over a year, as part of the launch of a new […]

  • Call to Action for Police Reform

    Call to Action for Police Reform

    On October 3rd a full and overflowing crowd gathered in a big top tent and almost 200 people tuned in virtually for the Black/Brown Unity Coalition (BBUC) Peace Rally. At the end of 2017, the BBUC came together and signed a historic and groundbreaking Code of Conduct agreement with the Toledo Police Department that brought […]

  • Black/Brown Unity Coalition Peace Rally

    Black/Brown Unity Coalition Peace Rally

    We have seen and participated in marches against police brutality, but have we seen real, actionable progress here in Toledo? Help us push the Code of Conduct city-wide and county-wide as a vehicle to curb racial profiling, stop police misconduct before it happens, and improve police-community relations. The Code of Conduct was signed in November […]

  • FLOC’s summer clinic takes covid-19 testing and much more to Ohio farmworkers…

    FLOC’s summer clinic takes covid-19 testing and much more to Ohio farmworkers…

    Series of our mobile migrant clinic continues! Screened and swabbed for the COVID-19 virus of hundreds of workers! Diagnosed several diabetes and pre-diabetes cases, a number of other concerning health issues. Our mobile pharmacy was able to fill prescriptions on the spot!

  • Your Action is Requested!

    Your Action is Requested!

    A letter to tobacco industry giants to help dozens of FLOC members who have been blacklisted for speaking up against abuses on Reynolds and Phillip Morris supply farms. Mistreatment of farm workers will continue until manufacturing and retailer giants reform the inequities in their designed supply chains! Click here to send your letter today!

  • FLOC’s Employee and Member Outreach Standard During Covid-19 Pandemic

    FLOC’s Employee and Member Outreach Standard During Covid-19 Pandemic

    Dear friends, supporters, and allies, As we are living in tumultuous times, we keep in mind that not just now but always, we work with a fierce passion to safely provide the very best for our members and others around us. As we currently deal with the COVID-19 virus, farm workers are continually short on, […]