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“Essential” workers face heightened risks but reap limited rewards during COVID-19 pandemic

For more than 10 years, Benito Huerta, a farmworker in Southern California, woke at dawn to perform hard labor in the fields of Ventura County, harvesting blackberries and strawberries. He … Continue reading

August 29, 2020 · Leave a comment