A new deal for farmworkers the case for an independent inquiry into the pay of farmworkers by Low Pay Unit.

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Statement[Low Pay Unit] ; by Chris Trinder and Steve Winyard.
SeriesLow pay papers ;, no. 5
ContributionsTrinder, Chris., Winyard, Steve.
LC ClassificationsHD4966.A292 G75 1975
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Pagination[1], 7 leaves ;
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Open LibraryOL4941317M
ISBN 100905211049
LC Control Number76368736

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Website. For more information about these farm worker organizations and current campaigns that the NFWM supports, visit our campaigns page. At 1 p.m. today, five appellate justices in an Albany courtroom will hear arguments on whether New York State’sfarmworkers are human beings.

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