FRESNO, CA. – At 9 a.m. today, Gerawan farmworkers will protest at the Visalia ALRB office the decision by the Regional Director for Agricultural Labor Relations Board to block their right to vote on whether the United Farm Workers of America should represent them after disappearing for more than 20 years.

This blocking of the election came less than 24 hours after confirming a showing of interest was made by Siliva Lopez when she filed her second petition for decertification.