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Harassment suit against egg farm brings settlement, but no charges

The exact scope of sexual violence and harassment against agricultural workers is impossible to pinpoint. An estimated 560,000 women work on U.S. farms.Andres Cediel/Investigative Reporting Program For about six years as she labored alone in a hen house on a central Washington egg farm, Maria said she was sexually abused repeatedly by her supervisor. As […]

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Resources for agricultural workers facing harassment, sex abuse

If you are an agricultural worker who has been sexually victimized at work, there are a variety of resources available. You can call the crisis hotlines or community-based organizations listed below for counseling or support. If you would like to file a complaint against your employer, the legal aid organizations below can help. You also […]