Washington Ag Businesses Fined For Violations

The Washington state Department of Labor & Industries has fined nearly two dozen agricultural businesses for safety and health violations this year. L&I has conducted 384 Ag workplace safety and health inspections this year. Of those 130 violations of various concerns were reported, including noncompliance when it comes to recent COVID-19 rules. Inspections are still […]

Evans Fruit Workers Claim Poor Working Conditions, Walk Out

Roughly a dozen Evans Fruit employees walked off the job in Sunnyside Friday, claiming poor working conditions and pay discrepancies. According to the Yakima Herald, the employees walked out after they reportedly worked 12 to 15 hour days, spraying pesticides. Those workers also said they were not provided proper equipment to do their job or […]