Declaring that "there is nothing more frustrating than a good law badly administered," religious leaders came from 17 states to investigate alleged violations of California's new Agricultural Labor Relations Act
Bruns, a historian and author, describes the Agricultural Labor Relations Act
of 1975, boycotts, community organizing, fasts, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Oxnard organizing campaign, the Salad Bowl Strike, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the United Farm Workers, and the involvement of individuals such as Robert Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, George Meany, and Dolores Huerta.
In 1975, Chavez's union won enactment of the nation's first Agricultural Labor Relations Act
In California, agricultural workers can organize under the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act
The laws she has supported include: a 1960 bill to allow people to take the California driver's examination in Spanish, a 1961 legislation repealing the Bracero Program, a 1963 legislation to extend Aid to Families with Dependent Children to California farm workers and The 1973 Agricultural Labor Relations Act
This year Americans also honor and reflect on the 30th anniversary of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act
, which provided farm workers with the right to organize in California, as well as the 40th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike, which catapulted Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker Movement onto the national scene.
That boycott ended in 1978, after the UFW won a string of union elections held under California's then-new Agricultural Labor Relations Act
Jerry Brown in 1975--the year Brown's Agricultural Labor Relations Act
first gave farmworkers the opportunity to organize and bargain with growers.
Thousands of farm workers have voted for the UFW in elections supervised by the state of California under its Agricultural Labor Relations Act
Little attention is paid, for example, to the UFW's shift away from organizing with the adoption of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act
in 1975, or the subsequent decline of the union.
In December 1983, Ron Hull, manager of the Imperial Valley Vegetable Growers Association, wrote a blistering letter to his local newspaper, denouncing the Agricultural Labor Relations Act
as a "cancer" that was ravaging the rural economy.