She is a civil rights and labor leader, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
What does UFWA stand for?
UFWA stands for United Farm Workers of America
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- United Farm Women of Alberta (Canada)
- United Furniture Workers of America (est. 1937)
- Unofficial Football World Championships
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- Urban Forestry Working Group
- Universities Fighting World Hunger (Auburn, AL)
- United Farm Women of Ontario (est. 1918)
- United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
- United Faculty of Washington State
- United Farm Workers Union (national labor organization)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Although the United Farm Workers of America, which Chavez co-founded, has a celebrated flag, the Si Se Puede
The bill, which comes up for final passage in the Senate, recommends that news media, educators, labor, business and government leaders bring attention to the work of Chavez, who was instrumental in organizing the United Farm Workers of America.
The United Farm Workers of America, with about 27,000 members, joins the Service Employees International Union, the Teamsters, the United Food and Commercial Workers, UNITE HERE and the Carpenters in forming the dissident Change To Win Coalition.
Anyone willing to help can contact the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, P.
Navy, and in 1962 formed what would become United Farm Workers of America.
The United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, is not so much a union as a movement, said current president Arturo Rodriguez, himself a member of the AFL-CIO's governing executive council.
During his keynote address, Lupe Gamboa, Washington State regional director of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO, said, "Farmworkers are treated this way because they don't have political power and they don't have economic power.