It’s surprising how much more non-unionized farmworkers earn than others

Farmworkers have managed to earn more without the UFW on its back.

Farmworkers have managed to earn more without the UFW on its back.

Non-unionized farmworkers, whom the ALRB is trying to force to join the UFW, earn more than workers producing products or performing services for some of America’s most favorite, trendy companies.

They earn a lot more than farmworkers represented by the UFW.

The base pay for unskilled Gerawan farm laborers is $11.00 per hour, with the average Gerawan hourly field labor wage being $12.07. This is well above the U.S. minimum wage of $7.25 an hour, and the California minimum wage of $9.00 per hour. By contrast:

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Farm worker rights activist and spokesman for Pick Justice and www.pickjustice.com

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