U-M Researchers Document Farmworker Abuse In Michigan

October 30, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by The Record

Michigan’s fall harvests are critical to the state’s agricultural industry, which contributes nearly $105 billion annually to the economy. This contribution would be entirely impossible without the labor of thousands of farm workers. Despite this fact, their working environment is less than ideal. A new community-based participatory research project led by researchers at U-M is exposing the dehumanizing, stressful, unsafe, and unhealthy workplace and living conditions experienced by farm workers in Michigan. Read the full story in this article from The Record.

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