US Department of Agriculture Prioritizes Worker-Driven Social Responsibility

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced its new Farm Labor Stabilization and Protections (FLSP) Pilot Program to address human rights violations against migrant farmworkers and to maintain a stable agricultural workforce.  Under this pilot, employers that improve conditions in their supply chain through the protections of a worker-driven social responsibility program—like the Fair Food Program of the Florida-based Coalition of Immokalee Workers—are eligible for a package of incentives. For more on the USDA announcement, click HERE