The Worker Justice Center of New York, Workers’ Center of CNY, and their partners just published Milked: Immigrant Dairy Farmworkers in New York State, a study that finds that a race to the bottom is occurring in the treatment and working conditions of
the immigrant laborers who toil in milking parlors and barns. You can read the full report at www.milkedny.org.
The “Milked” report is based on 88 face-to-face surveys with immigrant dairy farmworkers on 53 different dairy farms across the Central, Western, and Northern regions of New York State. It was co-authored by Carly Fox of the Worker Justice Center of New York, Rebecca Fuentes of the Workers’ Center of Central New York, Fabiola Ortiz Valdez and Gretchen Purser, both of Syracuse University, and Kathleen Sexsmith of Cornell University.
For more information contact the Tompkins County Workers’ Center , a resource hub for immigrant workers, Some of the report’s findings report that: