Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Workers prefer growers over FLCs

Author

Gregory Encina Billikopf

Author Affiliations

G. Encina Billikopf is Area Labor Management Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County, UCCE.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 51(1):30-32. DOI:10.3733/ca.v051n01p30. January 1997.

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Abstract

Given a choice, crew workers overwhelmingly prefer working for a grower rather than for a farm labor contractor. FLCs generally have a couple of advantages over growers including less of a language barrier and the potential for providing longer work seasons. Nevertheless, workers perceive growers as providing more work (per day and per season); better pay, benefits and working conditions; better treatment; and even better communication and instructions.

Billikopf G. 1997. Workers prefer growers over FLCs. Hilgardia 51(1):30-32. DOI:10.3733/ca.v051n01p30
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