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Migrant Workers / Health #542922

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(California) Federal officials' decision not to act on poor sanitation conditions of migrant farm workers examined; conditions under which they work described, shown. [Attorney Mario RODRIGUEZ - describes filth.] Rel. between lack of sanitary facilities and disease among farm workers noted dismissed by Labor Department; department workers' complaint about agency's refusal to set standards quoted on screen. [Dr. Eugene GANGAROSA - cites various diseases among migrant workers.] [WORKER - describes lack of toilet facilities at employment site.] [Western Growers Association spokesperson Barbara BUCK - thinks proposed federal standards are too restrictive.] Proposed standards outlined.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Oliver, Don
Duration:
00:02:10

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