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Migrant Housing Becoming More Scarce For Farmworkers In California

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The outside of the Arturo Ochoa Migrant Center in Gilroy, CA. (Courtesy of EAH Housing)

California’s Migrant Centers Leave Farmworkers Seeking Housing Options

Migrant farmworkers used to make up a large portion of the agricultural workforce. In recent years, those numbers have decreased. The rules for living in migrant housing are still largely the same, and it’s creating a difficult situation for those living in these centers across the state.
Guest: Lindsey Holden, Reporter, Sacramento Bee

New Study Finds Farmworker Pay Actually Decreased Following Passage Of Law Ensuring Overtime Pay

A California law meant to ensure overtime pay for farmworkers may be leading growers to cut workers’ hours, and thus actually reduce their paychecks. That’s according to new research out of UC Berkeley. 
Reporter: Tyche Hendricks, KQED


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