A new report by the United Farm Workers and food service company Bon Appetit Management asserts that health and safety protections for U.S. farmworkers are inadequate and rarely enforced. On this Cesar Chavez Day, we get an update on conditions for farmworkers in California.
Farm Labor Conditions
Maisie Greenawalt, vice president of the Bon Appetit Management Company
Don Villarejo, founder and director emeritus of the California Institute for Rural Studies
Manuel Cunha, president of the Nisei Farmers League
Erik Nicholson, national vice president of United Farm Workers
Barry Bedwell, president of the California Grape and Tree Fruit League
Juan Santiago, president of the Central Valley Youth Association and former farmworker