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  • Child labor abuse is still a thing in N.C.

    What happens when elected officials like Commission of Labor Cherie Berry care more about bosses than workers? Rampant child labor abuses in NC tobacco fields. Advocates say NC is doing nothing to stop it.

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  • National Farmworker Awareness Week 2013

    National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) will be celebrated in the United States beginning on Sunday, March 24th and running through Cesar Chavez’ birthday on Saturday, March 31st. There are plenty of ways you can join the celebration.

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  • Obama Steps Up Protections for Farm Workers

    Labor Dept. announces new rules for H-2A U.S. Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis announced tough new regulations on wages and job safety protections for temporary agricultural workers. The new rules, which will go into effect in time for the 2010 growing season, “reflect the Administration’s commitment to providing fair wages and strong labor protections for […]

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