Agricultural workers in New York just formed the state’s first farmworker union, but a new law guaranteeing overtime protections and organizing rights for the first time has been delayed.
The California Immigrant Policy Center’s Sarah Dar makes the case for universal health care.
The influx of migrant agricultural workers brought to the U.S. on temporary visas means increased competition for resident laborers – and less bargaining power.
Many migrant workers in California on H-2A temporary agricultural visas are forced to contend with unsafe working conditions, wage theft and other labor law violations.
Nail-care salons are an $8.5 billion industry that is booming in America, but one that is also replete with an often-exploited immigrant work force, low wages, dangerous chemicals and difficult patrons. Change, though, is gradually coming.