Farmworkers

Farmworkers in California take a break. USDA is partnering with United Farm Workers, a labor union, on a pilot project, a move which some groups have criticized. 

Some farm groups and Republican lawmakers are criticizing USDA for its decision to partner with United Farm Workers, a labor union, on a pilot project.

In June, USDA said it had plans for a $65 million pilot project aimed at securing a more stable H-2A workforce for agricultural employers and improving working conditions for farmworkers.

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