"Mental health is a health and wellness issue, but it is also a critical workers' issue that we all must address," said Mónica Ramírez, founder and president of Justice for Migrant Women.
"These overtime protections will ensure that agricultural workers in Washington are paid for all of the vital work they do," President Joe Biden said.
“As the daughter of a farm-working father...thank you, Mr. President," Tucson Mayor Regina Romero said.
José Martínez-Cuevas and Patricia Aguilar, who both milked cows for DeRuyter Brothers Dairy, Inc. in Washington, sued for overtime pay. Their actions have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of farmworkers.
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation will honor farmworkers, a group disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
Many families already feeling the stress of losing their jobs are now enduring growing “food insecurity.”
Florida’s number 2 industry is severely hurting. But as she works to provide relief, the Democratic Commissioner Nikki Freid says some important lessons have been learned.