Take Action for Farmworkers

Calling all advocates for agricultural workers!
Take action now to support Virginia’s farmworkers

Write comments in support of HB 1786 (Delegate Ward) to Eliminate farmworker and H-2 Exemptions from Virginia Minimum Wage Act.

STEP 1 – Copy the text below. Highlight the text and click ctrl+C (or cmd+C on a mac)

I support the HB 1786 because every year farmworkers come to Virginia to work hard to put food on our tables; they pay taxes and contribute to the local economy. So, what is the excuse for not including them in the minimum living wage? Support #Farmworkers in Virginia. We need to leave behind racist policies. Farmworkers deserve a living wage.

– Click the check box next to HB1786 and then click next at the bottom of the page.
See image below for what this looks like.  

: Fill out your information (name etc). Then paste the comment in the “Written Feedback” section. Or write your own comment in support of the bill. If you can add a personal reason why this is important please do!  

Then just click "Submit Comment"

and please share and ask others to comment in support!

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