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Labor-practices bill for farmworkers worries farmers (access required)

For years, advocates for farmworkers have lobbied to end exemptions to labor laws that exist on farms but with little success. Since Democrats took control of the state Senate last fall, however, a new effort concerning farm interests introduced by Democratic legislators from Queens is gaining traction and bringing new hope to farmworker advocates. After a series ...
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