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Herd Mentality

"Colorado is one of the biggest sheep and lamb producers in the nation. But is it doing enough to prevent the abuse of its immigrant workers?" - Rachel Cernansky, 5280 Magazine, April 2012 .

Colorado H-2A Sheepherders' Lawsuit Alleges Wage Fixing: Llacua v. Western Range Assoc.

"The industry is not shy in viewing shepherds less as employees with legal rights and more as indentured servants who should be subject to even criminal sanction if they refuse to work. One sheep rancher and MPAS member recently introduced a state bill that would have made it a crime for a shepherd...