County moves ahead with farmworker aid

Ventura County supervisors have approved hiring staff for a new labor dispute resolution center they hope will attract more farmworkers to the region’s cash crop fields in the face of tougher federal immigration enforcement.

The Board of Supervisors received an update recently on the progress of the farmworkers resource center and then voted unanimously to hire two employees to staff the center.

Combined, the annual salary of the two employees would be approximately $208,000, a staff r...

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