Posts Tagged: immigrant laborers

How Farmworker Wage Theft Bankrupts our Rural Communities

Posted by & filed under agriculture, Food and Sustainable Agriculture, Loon Commons blog.

A few years ago LSP organizer Doug Nopar was told of a southeast Minnesota farm operation that was withholding wages from a worker after he had accidentally damaged a door with a skid steer loader. Nopar called the farm owner and let him know this action was quite illegal. The farmer’s response? “You know, I… Read more »