This statement represents the view of Save Family Farming and not necessarily that of any specific farm The massive fine by Labor & Industries against one of the state’s major fruit growers is based on questionable accusations and embraces the discredited “Roman” enforcement strategy. It also diminishes the effective ..
Washington’s foreign guest workers will continue to be paid considerably more than the state’s minimum wage and 20 times more than they can earn in their home countries despite the union’s accusations of racism and greed The United Farm Workers (UFW) union is claiming the federal administration is cutting farm ..
In a surprising turnaround, attorney Charlie Tebbutt moved to dismiss the lawsuit he brought on behalf of Community Association for the Restoration of the Environment (CARE) against Majestic Dairy of Sunnyside, Wash. The dairy is owned by Nicholas and Janie Struikmans. The order was signed by federal judge Thomas Rice ..