Farmworkers Risk Hazardous Air to Continue the Harvest (Aired: August 25, 2020)

Fire Cam 1The LNU Lightning Complex Fires broke out in Napa and Sonoma Counties during this year’s peak grape harvest season. Reports are now surfacing that vineyard workers are being asked to continue the harvest despite poor air quality. KRCB’s Adia White spoke with Omar Paz, Lead Organizer of North Bay Jobs with Justice about health and safety concerns for agricultural workers. 

Report workplace violations by calling the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health at (707) 649-3700.

(Photo: A view of the wildfire smoke blanketing Healdsburg – Via