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If Animals Have Heat Safety Protections, Why Shouldn't Farm Workers?

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Arturo S. Rodríguez

In most of the cases where a farm worker has died, the employer was found to have repeatedly deprived farm workers from adequate water and shade in violation of state regulations. It is obvious that these bad employers prey on the state's inability to enforce the law.

Heat Island: Hot Temperatures Hit New York, Other Large Cities Hardest

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Hot town, summer in the city? No kidding. The high temperatures blanketing the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the country are...