Local and state agencies kickoff labor rights caravan and week of action in Imperial County

Local community-based organizations and state agencies announced on Nov. 14 the Labor Rights Caravan and Week of Action in Imperial County at the north side of Bucklin Park in front of a mural near the Imperial Valley LGBT Resource Center on Ross Avenue, Nov. 14, in El Centro.

EL CENTRO — Local and state partners announced on Nov. 14 a Labor Rights Caravan and Week of Action in Imperial County and surrounding areas.

A press conference was held by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Cal/OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and a variety of other organizations came together to inform local the farmworker community in Imperial County about the extension of supplemental paid sick Leave, new COVID-19 boosters, and health and safety in the workplace.

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