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“This is a long time coming”: Legislature may grant Washington farmworkers overtime pay by rectifying longstanding exclusion from labor standards

Jessie Brandt, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Many Washington farmworkers spend over 80 hours a week in the fields without overtime pay. A bipartisan bill before the Washington State Legislature could finally change that. Edgar Franks is the Political...

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