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On March 17, 1966, farmworkers organizing in the United Farm Workers marched from Delano to Sacramento to bring attention to their plight, one of the most important early moments in what soon became the United Farm Workers. Farm workers lived pretty tough lives. The itinerant nature and physical stress of the work gave employers tremendous […]
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On this date in 1970, the United Farm Workers achieved its greatest victory, ending its five-year grape boycott after growers agreed to a contract, the first in the history of California farm labor. Farm workers lived pretty tough lives. The itinerant nature and physical stress of the work gave employers tremendous power over their labor. […]
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