A Washington court has ruled that farms need to pay overtime to workers — and that this rule could apply retroactively even if past laws were followed.
With their lives at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic, agricultural workers and owners face new challenges, including finding affordable healthcare.
A New York judge has thrown out a lawsuit that sought collective bargaining rights for farm workers. “New York Farm Bureau learned today that Judge Richard McNally has granted our organization’s request to dismiss the New York Civil Liberties Union’s baseless lawsuit that sought to create collective bargaining rights for farm workers. The Court’s decision […]
After her great-grandmother died because of conditions in the field, a California teen is fighting to reduce the high numbers of heat illness and deaths among farm workers in her beloved Central Valley through an Apple Watch app. Faith Florez, a 17-year old senior in high school and the granddaughter of farm workers, created the […]