MV farm workers’ forum raises bounty of issues

MOUNT VERNON — Alternating chants of “We want a contract” and “Queremos un contracto” echoed outside the Skagit Public Utility District building Monday night as the Latino Civic Alliance convened 2014’s first Skagit Community Farm Workers Forum. The crowd was protesting, among other issues, Sakuma Bros. Farms’ application requesting 438 H-2A guest workers for this…

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