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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘RFMU’

RMFU Urges Careful Consideration of New Child Labor

RMFU Urges Careful Consideration of New Child Labor Regulations

  RMFU Urges Careful Consideration of New Child Labor Regulations Rocky Mountain Farmers Union posted a comment with the Department of Labor urging that proposed new federal regulations on child labor avoid unintended hardships to family farms and ranches. "We are concerned that the regulations do not clearly exempt family operations that have incorporated," said Kent Peppler, a Mead, Colorado, farmer and President of RMFU. "We support regulations to improve the safety of young ... Full Story

RMFU joins those condemning 60, 61 and 101

RMFU joins those condemning 60, 61 and 101

  Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Board Condemns Colorado's "Big Bad Three" Ballot Initiatives The Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Farmers Union has denounced the “Big Bad Three” initiatives (Amendment 60, Amendment 61, and Proposition 101) is potentially disastrous for the state of Colorado and its local communities. Speaking of Amendment 60, RMFU Board Chair Jan Kochis said, “It could kill the schools, community recreation programs, and any new capital improvement ... Full Story

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