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Category Archives: Advocacy

United Fresh Supports Passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

Dec 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 11, 2019) – The United Fresh Produce Association applauds passage of the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act approved by the House of Representatives today by a vote of 260 to 165. “For too long, the fresh produce industry has suffered under a system that fails to meet the labor needs of our […]

USMCA Agreement Praised by United Fresh

Dec 10, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the Farm Workforce Modernization Act!

Dec 09, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote this week, Wednesday, December 11, on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038). This legislation is the product of bipartisan negotiations spearheaded by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) that have occurred over the last year and seeks to address one of the most difficult issues […]

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Ag Workforce Legislation Passes House Judiciary Committee

Nov 21, 2019

This morning, by a vote of 18-12, the House Judiciary Committee passed Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H. R. 5038). The bill now awaits consideration on the floor of the US House of Representatives. The bill provides much needed reforms to secure a stable and legal workforce in agriculture, allowing current farm workers to attain legal […]

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