The Farm Workforce Modernization Act would likely lead to enormous increases in the number of workers brought to the U.S. by growers.
Legal observers worry a ruling against a California law could signal a willingness to undermine labor codes with ‘states’ rights’ arguments.
COVID-19 is spreading throughout central Washington state. One agricultural county has the highest infection rate on the West Coast.
Demands for safer working conditions and extra hourly hazard pay during the pandemic are powering a strike wave in the Yakima Valley.
The Trump administration says no to family immigration, but yes to guest workers.
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A national growers’ lobby has sued the U.S. Department of Labor to freeze the wages of H-2A workers at a level barely above minimum wage.
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Republican immigration reform proposals may be dead, but Republican guest worker proposals live on.