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By Don Thompson, Associated Press
The Biden Administration recently announced new protections for people working in extreme heat, but advocates say the move is just a first step.
By Chloe Jones, Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
Data on heat deaths is sparse and undercounted, making it difficult to predict the impact of climate change as temperatures continue to rise.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is on Capitol Hill testifying about the need for immigrant farm workers and how changing the current system is beneficial not only to the workers but all Americans.
By News Desk
Farmworkers were denied priority access in Florida, unlike other states. Advocates are asking the state and counties to quickly mobilize to areas such as Homestead, south of Miami, and Immokalee, east of Naples.
By Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
By Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson, Casey Kuhn
As the United States grapples with the latest surge in coronavirus, some workers are trying to cope with illness and economic hardship while also facing the threat of deportation. In California’s Coachella Valley, agricultural workers deemed essential to the U.S.
Legislation that would require private companies in Florida to verify each new hire's eligibility to work in the U.S. is worrying farmers in the agriculture-rich state.
By Anikka Abbott
Farmworkers face major challenges when it comes to staying healthy. They often spend hours daily performing physical labor that taxes the body, while language barriers and lack of employer-paid health insurance complicate their access to care. But the Southeast Arizona…
By Alejandra Cancino, Associated Press
Farmworkers, living in the United States legally through the H-2A visa program, must be insured, like most U.S. citizens and legal residents. But reaching them is an uphill battle.
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