Decision in Washington impacts $10 billion agricultural industry and more than 100,000 fieldworkers in the state.
State officials say agents aggressive actions violate constitutional rights and have “left many farm families fearful and angry.”
The lack of labor can bite you when you least expect it, but planning ahead and avoiding some mistakes can help you transition more smoothly to the legal guest worker program.
The Salinas Valley in California has a high demand for farm workers, but very few options for housing. Tanimura & Antle decided it needed to change that for its employees.
Labor woes are starting to be felt on the supply-side.
Visitor says they were contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor to quiz workers.
The results of American Vegetable Grower magazine’s annual State of the Vegetable Industry Survey are in, and we’ve found some intriguing developments!
Operator reportedly demanded rent, payments for transportation and expenses incurred bringing workers to U.S.
Growers say administrative delays have caused workers to arrive days or weeks late.
Labor management is much more than just delegation.
The Western Growers Association sets up a Silicon Valley-like innovation hub — in the heart of farmland.
Extensive labor standards, on-the-job training, and strong work ethic create upward mobility.
Western Growers and California Fresh Fruit Association to file “friend of the court” brief in support of constitutional challenge to safe harbor exclusion clause in piece-rate bill excluding two fruit operations, and thousands of farm workers.
California Agricultural Labor Association designed to provide guidance for citrus industry employers on labor laws and regulations.
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The first day of the International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) summer tour in Washington State focused on […]
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