Farmworker Advocates Push For Federal Protections Amid Pandemic

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Farmworker Advocates Push For Federal Protections Amid Pandemic
Farmworkers are considered essential, but advocates and some lawmakers say the government isn't supporting their safety.
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The federal government considers farmworkers an essential workforce, but the issues many of them face have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Newsy's Lauren Magarino explores the federal response to keeping farmworkers safe and advocates' push for changes to last beyond the pandemic.