Giev Kashkooli is the political and legislative director for the United Farm Workers of America. Giev represents the UFW as a co-chair in the We Are Home campaign. He has worked with the UFW for 25 years throughout California, Arizona, New York, Washington, D.C., and Florida. Among highlights from Giev’s years as union political director is leading the campaign and managing the political work that has won equal overtime pay and heat illness protections for California workers, produced changes to California’s collective bargaining laws for farm workers, winning a national pesticide protection standard for farm workers, and strengthening farm worker health care. Giev currently coordinates the UFW’s efforts to make sure our nation’s immigration laws honor the farm workers who feed us.
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