"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.
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation will honor farmworkers, a group disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
As Florida continues to surge in coronavirus cases, farmworkers are the most vulnerable community in the state.
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.
Farmers struggle to keep the food chain that feeds America going. The #2 industry in Florida is falling apart with no government support. We spent two days with 11 growers in what they call their “fields of dreams.” This is what we saw.