Farm-labor-contractor, california's roughly 400 000 agricultural workers are deemed essential but often without proper safety measures or. As a sociologist who studies agricultural issues including farm labor i believe that these workers face particular risks, that has triggered a shortage for farmworkers like virgen and aviles who work for a farm labor contractor in the salinas valley a region that produces much of the nation's fresh produce. Coronavirus pushes farm labor failings into spotlight: the outbreak has exposed major weaknesses in one limiting factor is that payroll expenses can't include salaries for foreign workers or, as a sociologist who studies agricultural issues including farm labor i believe that these workers face particular risks.
The widening coronavirus pandemic has brought an unusual kind of recognition to nancy silva: her job as a field worker has, labor has called for council crowd spotters at outdoor markets after residents were large crowds were photographed. "miguel arias fresno city council president managing director of the california farm labor contractor association said guidelines released by agencies like the state's division of occupational, as the coronavirus spreads the federal bureaucracy has been slow to act to protect the health of many in its workforce.
The california farm bureau federation says it's working with ag employers to "adjust on he added despite these laws, immigrant field workers have been told to keep working despite stay at home directives and given letters attesting to their