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Coachella Valley, California, a palmero working in a grove of date palms. Climbing up a ladder he pollinates the buds that will become the dates, and ties the bunch together with string. Once up in the tree he moves around on the fronds themselves  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California, a palmero working in a grove of date palms. Climbing up a ladder he pollinates the buds that will become the dates, and ties the bunch together with string. Once up in the tree he moves around on the fronds themselves
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California. memorial to two palmeros killed when the platform they were working on came into contact with an electric power line. The crane was leaking oil and one worker was electrocuted while the other burned to death. Both were Mexican immigrants. Other workers built this memorial to them on the corner of 68th Avenue and Highway 86, in the Mexican tradition  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Coachella Valley, California. memorial to two palmeros killed when the platform they were working on came into contact with an electric power line. The crane was leaking oil and one worker was electrocuted while the other burned to death. Both were Mexican immigrants. Other workers built this memorial to them on the corner of 68th Avenue and Highway 86, in the Mexican tradition
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Romanian and Bulgarian migrant workers harvesting broad beans, Warwickshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Romanian and Bulgarian migrant workers harvesting broad beans, Warwickshire
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California USA UFW Union organisers recruiting farmworkers at lunchtime during a union organizing campaign after Klein Management Company cut workers wages. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA UFW Union organisers recruiting farmworkers at lunchtime during a union organizing campaign after Klein Management Company cut workers wages. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico
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California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers celebrating the result of the vote for a union, the UFW, Workers at the Klein Management Company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election supervised by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California USA, Farmworkers rally after work to show support for their union, the UFW, at Klein Management Company. Workers at the company pick blueberries. After the company cut their wages, workers stopped work, and then voted for the union in an election. Most workers are indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec migrants from Oaxaca, Mexico.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk
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