BLACK VOICES
05/06/2013 05:07 pm ET

Workers Claim Racial Bias In Farms' Hiring Of Immigrants

AP

For years, labor unions and immigrant rights activists have accused large-scale farmers, like those harvesting sweet Vidalia onions here this month, of exploiting Mexican guest workers. Working for hours on end under a punishing sun, the pickers are said to be crowded into squalid camps, driven without a break and even cheated of wages.

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