Sakuma Bros. Farms entrance. (Photo by Ashley Stewart)

Sakuma Brothers workers set union vote, berry boycott ends

Familias Unidas por la Justicia also announced that while workers vote, the boycott of Sakuma Brothers' berries has been called off.
Sep 6, 2016
Strawberries from a U-pick farm. (Photo from Flickr by Perry)

Boycott berries? A third generation Sakuma Brothers worker weighs in

A labor dispute has spread from one of Washington's biggest berry farms to the world's largest berry distributor. Should you boycott Sakuma Brothers and Driscoll's?
May 30, 2016
Sakuma Bros. Farms entrance. (Photo by Ashley Stewart)

Farm workers get a big payout, but state labor protections still failing

A local berry farm is paying out close to a million dollars to workers it abused last year. But is Washington's complaint-based system for regulating farm labor really helping?
Jun 25, 2014