Farm labor Heat Stroke Bill heats up controversy

“’The bill is unnecessary,’ said Jim Bogart, president of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California. ‘The UFW’s justification for the bill is not that growers are violating the law, but that Cal/OSHA is not enforcing it. But Cal/OSHA’s own statistics show that heat stress has been drastically reduced because of growers’ compliance with the existing law as it stands.'” (Monterey Bay News & Views, June 21, 2012). Read it here.