With public comment now closed, around 100 advocates for farmworkers and their employers have filed responses to the Department of Labor’s proposed changes to calculating wage rates for the farmworker nonimmigrant visa program.
The White House is doubling down on blaming meatpackers for higher food prices. White House press secretary Jen Psaki was pressed at a news conference Tuesday to say how corporate greed had caused inflation. She immediately cited the “greed of meat conglomerates.”
Banks and Farm Credit System institutions continue to be frustrated by the rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program, the massive forgivable loan initiative that they are charged with handling on behalf of the federal government.