Posts Tagged ‘ Familias Unidas por la Justicia ’

Overview of the Sakuma Bros. Farm Berry Boycott

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts, News

By Christina Leal, CAGJ activist Familias Unidas por la Justicia, an AFL CIO-endorsed member union based in Burlington, Washington, formed in the summer of 2013 in response to racial harassment, wage theft, and other labor malpractices faced by farmworkers at the Sakuma Brothers Farms, Inc. The union has since supported eight strikes and has been […]



Another Court Victory for Familias Unidas por La Justicia

Nov 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

The farmworker union Familias Unidas Por la Jusitica has won another court case! The union has been organizing for workers rights and a fair contract at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm and calling for a Driscoll’s and Sakuma berries boycott until a fair contract is signed. The recent court case forces policy changes around visitors to […]



Call to Action for Farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Farm

Sep 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts, News

There is a critical need today and tomorrow (Sept 16 & 17) and beyond to call Sakuma Brothers Farms and demand that they negotiate a contract with the farm workers and their organizing committee, Familias Unidas por la Justicia. ┬áThe berries are ready to pick, the berry pickers are on strike, and Sakuma Bros Farms […]