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January 17, 2018 - 12:06pm

Ranzenhofer praises judge's decision to dismiss farm workers' lawsuit

posted by Howard B. Owens in michael ranzenhofer, farm workers, agriculture, news, business.

Press release:

State Supreme Court Judge Richard J. McNally Jr. has dismissed a New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) lawsuit, filed in May, regarding rights for farm workers. Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer (R-C-I, Amherst) was the first outspoken State Legislator to criticize the NYCLU’s actions.

Senator Ranzenhofer has issued the following statement:

“The NYCLU’s attempt to bypass the State Legislature and push increased regulations on our agriculture industry has failed. These burdensome regulations would have had a devastating impact on our family farms.

"I applaud the judge’s decision, and I commend the New York Farm Bureau for defending our 35,000 farms all across our state. As New York State’s number one industry, agriculture is the backbone of our rural communities, and this is a major victory for our family farms.” 

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An undisclosed, reliable source; perhaps, maybe it is possible, that Professional New Journalist of NBC News, Brian Williams reports that the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is making preparations to represent the farm workers pending a successful appeal. The name of the Farm Workers Union will be: A-F-L-C-I-O E-I-E-I-0

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