Purser, Ortiz Valdez release report on treatment of dairy farmworkers

Gretchen Purser and Fabiola Ortiz ValdezGretchen Purser and Fabiola Ortiz Valdez, a PhD candidate in anthropology at Maxwell, co-authored a report, "Milked: Dairy Farmworkers in New York," that was released on June 1, 2017, the start of National Dairy Month. The report looks at the treatment and working conditions of immigrant laborers who work in milking parlors and barns in New York State. 

Read the report here.

Multiple media outlets covered the release of the report.

Syracuse.com: "Upstate immigrant dairy farm workers report injuries and intimidation"

WAER: "New Report: Dairy Farmworkers Face Unbearable Hours, Unsafe Working and Living Conditions"

WRVO: "New report surveys immigrant dairy workers"

WSYR-TV: "New Study Highlights Immigrant Farmworker Conditions" and "Newsmakers: Researchers discuss treatment of immigrant dairy farmworkers in the state"

North County Public Radio: "Cows over care? Hispanic workers document abuse on dairy farms in new survey"

LaJornada (Mexico): "Thousands of Mexicans, exploited by dairy industry in NY"