Posts Tagged: agriculture

Spotlighting Action: Migrants Empowering Migrant Guestworkers through the Power of Information and Technology at Contratados.org
September 8, 2019

Spotlighting Action: Migrants Empowering Migrant Guestworkers through the Power of Information and Technology at Contratados.org

Contratados.org is a portal, made by immigrants, for immigrant guestworkers, that provides secure anonymous employer reviews. This allows migrants in the guestworker program to regain some power in the inherently employer-favored power dynamic that the H2-A and H2-B guestworker visas promote.

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January 26, 2015

Ending Everyday Forms of Exploitation in Our Fields Prevents Trafficking

Exploitation in our nation’s fields is rampant. Employers steal wages and impose extra fees (for transportation to and from the …

January 19, 2015

Fighting for Farmworker Justice

When people think of trafficking, they often think about sex trafficking. But labor trafficking is also an insidious problem globally …

July 27, 2013

Child Forced Labor Part II: Agriculture in the Americas

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations states that approximately 70 percent of child labor takes place in …