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COVID-19 quick take: Migrant, seasonal farmworkers get $92 million assist

John Fitzgerald  

John Fitzgerald  

(April 16, 2020) - The U.S. Labor Department announced April 14 in a press statement (2020 WL 1862372) $91.8 million in grants available to support economic stability for migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

The National Farmworker Jobs Program offers grants to agencies that provide career services, retraining, youth services and housing assistance to workers and their dependents.
”During this unprecedented time of economic disruption caused by the coronavirus, we must support our nation’s food supply and the farmworkers critical to maintaining it,” Labor Department official John Pallasch said.

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