Gov. Larry Hogan Calls For More H-2B Visas as Blue Crab Season Begins in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan wants federal officials to make more visas available through a temporary worker program that serves as a key source of employees for Maryland’s seafood industry.

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Eosta Pushes Mangoes and Avocados With Living Wage Premium

April 1, 2021 Eosta

In 2020, organic fruit and vegetable importer Eosta became the first in the world to put a Living Wage product on shop shelves: the Living Wage mango from Zongo Adama in Burkina Faso. Eosta customers

Wholesum Honors Farmworker Awareness Week and Encourages the Choice for Fair Trade Certified Produce

March 23, 2021 Wholesum

In observance of National Farmworker Awareness Week, Wholesum celebrates another successful year with their Fair Trade program, which empowers farmworkers, brings equity to the supply chain and uplifts farming communities.

P.E.I. Seafood Processers Want Assurance Feds Will Pay Quarantine Costs for Temporary Foreign Workers

March 19, 2021 CBC

The head of the P.E.I. Seafood Processors Association wants confirmation on who will pay for a three-day quarantine for temporary foreign workers.

Sodexo and ‘Women Back to Work’ Help Bridge the Employment Gap For Women Re-Entering The Workforce

March 17, 2021 Sodexo North America

Sodexo, a food service and facilities management company and the 19th largest employer in the world, announced today a partnership with Santa Clara-based – Women Back to Work, to help bridge the employment gap for women and provide access to hundreds of current management opportunities.