Purser, Ortiz Valdez release report on treatment of dairy farmworkers
Jun 2, 2017
Carly Fox, Rebecca Fuentes, Fabiola Ortiz Valdez, Gretchen Purser & Kathleen Sexsmith
Worker Justice Center of New York,Workers’ Center of Central New York, June 2017
Gretchen Purser and Fabiola Ortiz Valdez, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology at Maxwell, co-authored a report, "Milked: Immigrant Dairy Farmworkers in New York State," 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.
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"