Stories tagged: farmworkers
MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 4:30 P.M.
California expands overtime to farmworkers in historic move
Farmworkers in the nation’s largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a law that California Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday …
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 11:04 A.M.
Labor officials give back pay to Washington blueberry workers
Some farmworkers are getting back wages and damages, following the settlement of a labor dispute with some Washington blueberry growers.
SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013
Here’s a group Americans don’t hear about much about during immigration reform debates, according to physician and anthropologist Seth Holmes: immigrants – especially the migrant workers who toil in U.S. …
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
Clinics, volunteers bring medical care to migrant farmworkers
In the 24 years since President Ronald Reagan signed immigration reform granting amnesty to undocumented immigrants, a generation of farmworkers has helped make Washington tree fruit a $2.5 billion industry. …