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ERIC Number: ED002554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962-Dec
Pages: 255
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MIGRATORY LABOR IN COLORADO.
DOUGLASS, M.R.; AND OTHERS
CONDITIONS AND PROBLEMS RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF SEASONAL FARM WORKERS AND MIGRANTS IN COLORADO ARE PRESENTED. THE FIVE MAJOR SEASONAL FARM LABOR STATE EMPLOYMENT AREAS ARE SURVEYED ACCORDING TO (1) THE ORGANIZATION OF THE SEASONAL FARM LABOR (4) TRENDS IN AGRICULTURAL ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE, (5) COMMUNITY ATTITUDES AND PROGRAMS, (6) STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION, AND (7) THE COMPOSITION, ATTITUDES, AND PROBLEMS OF THE SEASONAL FARM LABOR FORCE. THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL MIGRATORY LABOR COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT--(1) THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SHOULD EXTEND ITS INSPECTION OF SANITARY FACILITIES AND WATER SUPPLIES AT MIGRANT HOUSING FACILITIES, AND THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT SHOULD INITIATE AN EDUCATION PROGRAM TO ASSIST THE SPONSORS OF MIGRANT LABOR CAMPS TO IMPROVE FACILITIES, (2) THE STATE EMPLOYMENT DEPARTMENT SHOULD REFUSE TO REFER SEASONAL FARM WORKERS TO GROWERS WHOSE HOUSING DOES NOT MEET STANDARDS, (3) THE STATE EMPLOYMENT DEPARTMENT SHOULD EXPAND ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL WORKER PLAN, RECRUIT LOCAL WORKERS AND INTERSTATE MIGRANTS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT, AND EXPAND EFFORTS IN THE EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION AND REALLOCATION OF INTERSTATE SEASONAL FARM WORKERS, AND (4) THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT AND LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHOULD EXPAND THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATION OF MIGRANT SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
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Authoring Institution: Colorado State General Assembly, Denver. Legislative Council.
Identifiers: Colorado (Denver)