In order to comply with trade agreements with the U.S. and Canada, Mexico will prohibit subcontracting of day laborers in the avocado and berry industries, Reuters reported.
Next month the United States will grant temporary work visas to an additional 300,000 foreign workers, announced Mexican Interior Minister Adán Augusto López Hernández on June 22.
Legislative apathy toward immigrant labor reform—a rare but unfortunate instance of bipartisan consensus—shows no current signs of improvement. The human cost of this neglect became grimly clear on June 27.
Invafresh, the industry leading fresh grocery platform, announces enhancements to its production planning capabilities, making it the most comprehensive and innovative solution available on the market today for grocery retailers, whether for in-store or commissary operations, ensuring the freshest experience for their customers.
Operators are looking for any way to relieve pain points in the kitchen and optimize precious labor hours.
Man, said Aristotle, is a political animal. It’s no surprise, then, that politics are seeping into all sorts of discourse—including those in the workplace.
The government’s H-2A program for contracting with agricultural workers from abroad continues to expand in the first two quarters of fiscal year 2022.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.0 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.3 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, announces its support for the proposed new guidance on ethical recruitment from the Biden-Harris Administration’s Collaborative Migration Management Strategy.
The 5 percent of vegetable farms with the most employment law violations detected by the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hours Division (WHD) accounted for 71 percent of all violations from 2005 to 2019. Similarly, the 5 percent of U.S. strawberry farms with the most violations accounted for 75 percent of all violations found on U.S. strawberry farms during fiscal years 2005–2019.