Bloomberg Law
Nov. 13, 2020, 7:23 PMUpdated: Nov. 13, 2020, 9:01 PM

Union Access on California Farms Gets Supreme Court Review (1)

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to uphold a California regulation that allows union organizers to approach agriculture workers on site to recruit, organize, and hold protests.

The justices agreed on Friday to hear arguments over the constitutionality of a California Agricultural Labor Relations Board regulation adopted in 1975 to protect labor rights of farm workers. A split U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in May 2019 upheld the rule, despite cries from growers that the state’s decades-old regulation strips them of their property rights.

The rule allows unions to access the property 120 days a ...

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