Key Issues Facing Dairy Workers

Esmeralda Zendejas.

Esmeralda Zendejas of the Migrant Program discusses wage theft and workplace dangers faced by dairy workers. The client highlighted in this story, Luis Alberto Echeverria Melchor, was featured in the 2016 Annual Report.

“He had worked at the dairy for eight months when, in March of 2008, a cow kicked him in the chest. He didn’t remember the kick, only that he woke up staring at the barn’s ceiling while a coworker fanned his face with a shirt…

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