Bruce Goldstein joined Farmworker Justice as a staff attorney in 1988,
then served as Co-Executive Director starting in September 1995, and was
named Executive Director in July 2005
He received his bachelor's degree in 1977 from the New York State
School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, and his
law degree from Washington University in St. Louis (1980). He has worked
at the National Labor Relations Board, at a legal services office in
East St. Louis, Illinois, and in private law practice concentrating in
labor law, personal injury and civil rights.
At Farmworker Justice, Bruce has focused on litigation and advocacy
on immigration issues and labor law, with a special emphasis on the H-2A
temporary foreign agricultural worker program. Bruce's activities on
"guestworker" issues have included litigation against private employers
and the government, advocacy in administrative agencies and Congress,
training of lawyers and paralegals, building nation-wide coalitions,
advising grassroots organizations, and testifying before Congress.