Many WAFLA workers cleared to cross border

By |June 12th, 2015|

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(Updated June 18)
Nearly 200 workers who were designated for cherry harvest in Washington have been granted visa wavers by the

Broetje Orchards to pay $2.25 million fine for hiring illegal immigrants

By |June 4th, 2015|

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Broetje Orchards of Washington State, one of the country’s largest apple growers, has agreed to pay a $2.25 million fine

Cherries harvested as berries

By |May 26th, 2015|

A Utah researcher joins others who want to change how cherries are grown and harvested.

Fixing H-2A

By |May 13th, 2015|

Agricultural Employers new president Fred Leitz sees it as top priority.

Get ready for H-2A paperwork

By |May 13th, 2015|

H-2A has its faults, but it’s not about to go away.

Who needs health coverage?

By |May 13th, 2015|

Seasonal workers, including guest workers, might qualify.

New way with H-2A

By |May 13th, 2015|

Organizations work out ways to make H-2A labor program more user-friendly.

Making workers take breaks is not always easy

By |May 13th, 2015|

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Attorneys advise growers to ensure their workers take rest breaks so they don’t fall foul of state and federal regulations.

New farm-worker housing opens

By |May 7th, 2015|

The Cashmere, Washington, facility can house 200 people.

Sharing workers saves costs

By |May 7th, 2015|

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Small growers who can’t justify the high costs of employing foreign guest workers through the H-2A program can reduce the

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