Farmers


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Free Mental Health Program for Farmworkers Launches in California and Florida

"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.

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Washington State Farmworkers Will Soon Be Eligible for Overtime Pay

"These overtime protections will ensure that agricultural workers in Washington are paid for all of the vital work they do," President Joe Biden said.

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Farmworkers Will Be Given Heroes Award for Service During Pandemic

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation will honor farmworkers, a group disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

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Florida Farmworkers Slam DeSantis: ‘He Could Have Used His Power to Prevent Spread of COVID-19’

As Florida continues to surge in coronavirus cases, farmworkers are the most vulnerable community in the state.

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Food Pantry Demand Has Exploded in Florida

Many families already feeling the stress of losing their jobs are now enduring growing “food insecurity.”

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Florida Farmers May See Losses of More Than $500 Million

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.

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PHOTOS: A Day in the Life of 11 Florida Farmers

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.