Finally, after years of complaining, the iron-clad field of migrant farming has opened it’s doors to regular Murkans (instead of those whose families have been in North America FAR FAR longer.) Two issues solved: economy and immigration.
Since June 24, at least 4,000 people have responded to the application, said Rodriguez. Some are serious responses and others are hate mail. “Only a few dozen have really followed through with the process,” he said.
Most applicants quickly lose interest once the reality sinks in that these are back-breaking jobs in triple-digit temperatures that pay minimum wage, usually without benefits, according to the union. Some small farms are not required to pay minimum wage and in 15 states farms aren’t required to offer workers’ compensation.
Despite the dismal job market in the U.S., where the unemployment rate is 9.5% and 14.6 million people are out of work, there have been few takers.
In other news, here’s a hot chick in a bathtub wearing nothing but rose-petal pasties: