August 17, 2023 1:06 pm,
PERIPLO is dedicated to the creation of a fairer and co-responsible labor migration system in the agricultural supply chain in...
June 20, 2023 5:10 am,
Following World Day Against Child Labor June 12, Stronger Together US have been reflecting on the reality of the presence and growth of child labor globally and in the United States.
“Illegal child labor is not a 100-year-old problem; it’s a today problem.”
- Jessica Looman, Deputy Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
March 30, 2023 6:47 pm,
Stronger Together US celebrates National Farmworkers Awareness Week 2023 alongside our partners and joins the call for increased recognition of farmworkers’ contributions.
Farmworkers are the backbone of our food system, and without them, we would not have access to the abundance of foods we enjoy - especially fresh fruits and vegetables. During National Farmworkers Awareness Week, we can all take steps to support farmworkers by promoting best practices in responsible recruitment.
February 28, 2023 2:02 pm,
Far From Home, a new short film by Stronger Together US, seeks to raise awareness about the challenges faced by migrant workers in North American agriculture, and the importance of responsible recruitment practices to those involved in their recruitment and employment.
Based on real-life scenarios and personal accounts, Far From Home tells the story of one family’s experience as H-2A agricultural workers, and their relationship with their farm labor contractor, who was once himself a worker.
January 30, 2023 9:00 pm,
Stronger Together US and the North Carolina Agribusiness Council are delighted to announce the formation of a new strategic partnership. This partnership aims to utilize education and certification methods to increase responsible recruitment and ethical employment practices in farm labor contracting.