Op-ed: Los trabajadores agrícolas esenciales merecen protección contra los pesticidas

El COVID-19 levantó el velo sobre las condiciones de los trabajadores agrícolas. Debemos proteger mejor la salud de las personas que alimentan a nuestra nación.

El COVID-19 está teniendo un impacto desproporcionado en los dos millones de trabajadores agrícolas de nuestra nación, quienes, como trabajadores esenciales, continúan trabajando en los campos a pesar de los numerosos brotes mortales y sin protecciones federales en el lugar de trabajo relacionadas al COVID.

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Op-ed: Essential farmworkers deserve pesticide protections

COVID-19 is having disproportionate impacts on our nation's two million farmworkers, who as essential workers continue to toil in the fields despite numerous deadly outbreaks and no federal COVID-related workplace protections.

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