Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Farmworkers Seek Overtime, Heat Protections

California farmworkers gathered at the state capitol to push for better workplace protections, like overtime pay and protection from heat illness. They’re supporting legislation that would give farmworkers the same overtime rights that other workers enjoy. They’re also launching a campaign to prevent heat-related deaths and illnesses as the growing season ramps up with triple-digit temperatures. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.