Two married elder agricultural workers at a flower shop in Denver describe being mistreated at work. They are paid a low salary, do not get overtime pay, and are sometimes sent away with no work. They are unable to find work elsewhere due to age,…
A story about mistreatment and racism from employers, including not being able to leave for major emergencies unless she gives prior notice. The worker is uncertain if she should return to the same employer or risk facing worse conditions elsewhere.
A promotora tells the story of a farmworker who has worked in Colorado for ten years. She explains the instability of income and how difficult it is to make amounts sufficient for rent, transportation, and necessary equipment.
The promotora recounts the testimony of a Northern Colorado farmworker, who describes how the pandemic has lowered hours and income, as well as how long hours of difficult labor have caused health problems. He asks for fair pay and medical services.