farmers

  • Farm Labor: The Forgotten “Essential Workers”

    NEW YORK — Undocumented New York farm workers may be risking their lives and livelihoods during the COVID pandemic, but they get few federal or state protections. On April 8, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala became the first New York farm worker known to die from COVID-19. Emma Kreyche,...
  • Trabajo agrícola: los “trabajadores esenciales” olvidados

    NUEVA YORK – Los trabajadores agrícolas indocumentados de Nueva York pueden estar arriesgando sus vidas y sus medios de vida durante la pandemia de COVID, pero reciben pocas protecciones federales o estatales. El 8 de abril, un inmigrante indocumentado de Guatemala se convirtió en el primer trabajador agrícola de...
  • Farmers Condemn Merger of Monsanto with Bayer

    Linda Barr Public News Service BOSTON – The German pharmaceutical and chemical company, Bayer, is known for aspirin, but it is also a key manufacturer of seeds and pesticides. Now it is about to sweep up Monsanto, the U.S.-based agricultural giant. This impacts New England farmers who depend on...
  • Signing of Farmworker and Domestic Worker Overtime Bills

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – On Monday September 12, 2016 California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement responding to Governor Brown signing AB 1066 (Gonzalez) and SB 1015 (Leyva): “Today, after decades of struggle, hundreds of thousands of hard-working Californians in our agricultural and domestic...

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