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These Foreign Workers Say They Were Told to Pick Blueberries Unless They Were on Their “Death Bed”

Early last August, a blueberry picker at a farm in Washington named Honesto Silva Ibarra was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. According to a recent lawsuit, the heat and haze from nearby forest fires had caused the pickers at Sarbanand Farms to become dizzy and get headaches throughout the summer. But the workers were hesitant […]
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