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‘Many Workers Will Suffer’: Days After Election, Trump Quietly Freezes Wages of Farm Laborers

“HuffPost labor reporter Dave Jamieson, who was among the first to call attention to the rule after it was quietly published last week, noted in a series of tweets that the wage freeze “is obviously a boon to growers,” which Perdue readily admitted in a statement hailing the measure as a significant victory.” ‘Many Workers Will Suffer’: …

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Current administration Wants To Bring in More Migrant Guest Workers—But For Much Lower Pay

“……Others have blasted the program, saying it will strip away worker protections and substantially lower wages. Adrienne DerVartanian, director of immigration and labor policy at Farmworker Justice, called the bill “a recipe for worker exploitation.”  “The proposed legislation would slash workers’ wages; eliminate key wage protections; order employers to withhold 10 percent of workers’ wages …

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