In the 1930s, several federal labor laws were passed to protect the rights of workers, except those of farmworkers. Even today, agricultural laborers do not have the national rights to organize a union, minimum wage or overtime pay. The Face of Hard Labor in North Carolina represents the continued struggle of the farmworker against workplace inequality in our state.
Support equal workplace rights.
Support the farmworker.
Support an equal North Carolina.
Video by Simardeep Kaur Nagyal.
Videos created by undergraduate students in the spring 2013 course DOCST 332S "Farmworkers in North Carolina: Roots of Poverty, Roots of Change," in collaboration with Student Action with Farmworkers (saf-unite.org). National Farmworker Awareness Week (NFAW) is a week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on our campuses and in our communities. In 2013 we celebrate the 14th Annual National Farmworker Awareness Week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us every day!
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