Real farmworkers swamp UFW activists at Supreme Court

Real Gerawan farmworkers outnumbered the UFW contingent at the California Supreme Court yesterday, as the floundering union failed to deliver the “hundreds” of workers it pledged to bring from around the state. UFW didn’t organize any Gerawan workers to join its protest in support of state power to force UFW contracts on unwilling farmworkers. Gerawan workers, mostly in blue Pick Justice shirts, outnumbered the UFW presence by at least 2 or 3 to 1. In the week before the September…

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United Fake Workers: How UFW uses falsehoods to push its agenda

United Fake Workers is a new website that briefly explains how the UFW uses falsehoods to advance its agenda. A project of Pick Justice, UnitedFakeWorkers.com shows how the UFW deceives the public – including its own supporters. The UFW uses falsehoods and lies to push its policy goals, its fundraising activity, its street protester recruitment drives, and its public petitions to get merchants to pressure those who provide fresh produce. UFW aims its falsehood campaigns against employers as well as farmworkers…

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UFW features 2nd fake farmworker in 2 weeks

UFW is using yet another fake Gerawan farmworker to make its case in preparation for the September 5 Supreme Court hearing. The California Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of the state being empowered to force UFW contracts on farmworkers. As it begs for more money and people to fill six buses of protesters to the Supreme Court, the UFW posted an appeal from someone it says is a Gerawan worker who has been on the job for more than…

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UFW still can’t name ANY real Gerawan workers who support its claims

Despite claiming to speak for thousands of Gerawan farmworkers, the UFW can’t name ANY who actually support the union. Last week, Pick Justice exposed the UFW for using a fake Gerawan worker as the personality to promote a petition to grocery stores. When we exposed the fake worker on Twitter, UFW pulled down its story, then put up a modified story with the fake worker’s name and picture taken out. UFW still can’t find a real Gerawan worker to speak…

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UFW can’t recruit 1 busload of Gerawan protesters, so it raises money to pay surrogates

So few Gerawan farmworkers support the UFW that the union can’t recruit enough to fill a single bus. Instead, UFW is raising money to send six busloads of other workers (or people pretending to be real farmworkers) to San Francisco on September 5 to protest outside the state Supreme Court. “The UFW is pretty much admitting that it doesn’t have any support among 5,000 Gerawan farmworkers,” observed Pick Justice leader Silvia Lopez. UFW more careful after being caught promoting fake…

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