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Making a Difference: Austin's Workers Defense Project

"As WDP volunteers, Timms and Tzintzún started off by filing intakes and wage claim cases with workers who weren't getting paid and educating people on street corners about their rights to fair treatment and safe working conditions. Then they decided to kick things up a notch —...

H-2A Visa System Fails Pacific Northwest Pear Growers

"The Pacific Northwest grows the majority of the nation's pears, and they're predicted to have the third-largest harvest in history. But farmers are facing a shortfall that's been plaguing many agricultural industries — not enough workers to pick the fruit." - NPR, Oct. 7...