Mandatory Mediation for Farmworkers: A New Era in Farm Labor?

Martin, Philip L. and Bert Mason

from ARE Update Vol. 6, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2002

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Abstract

In September of this year, Governor Davis signed legislation that may fundamentally change the landscape of collective labor bargaining in California agriculture. The legislation compels mandatory mediation in certain instances. This article provides a historical perspective on the evolution of collective bargaining in California agriculture and discusses potential implications of the new legislation.

Keywords

collective bargaining, farmworkers, farm labor, immigration

Citation

Martin, Philip L. and Bert Mason. "Mandatory Mediation for Farmworkers: A New Era in Farm Labor?" ARE Update 6(2)(2002):1-2. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2002/6/2/mandatory-mediation-for-f/