TITLE

Apple Picker Blues

AUTHOR(S)
McGhee, Dorothy
PUB. DATE
October 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;10/29/77, Vol. 177 Issue 18, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the applepicker controversy between the apple growers and the U.S. Department of Labor. Estimated number of domestic applepickers in the country; Reason why apple growers prefer to hire Jamaican workers; Information on the federal law on alien workers; Information that the Labor Department maintains an Interstate Recruitment System which takes orders for workers from apple growers, then attempts through a network of state offices to match those orders with agricultural workers needing jobs.
ACCESSION #
9583940

 

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