Photo of striking workers at Columbia Reach in Yakima, Washington. According to Yakima Health District records, as of May 21, 2020, there were at least 30 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in terms of Columbia Reach employees. Photo credit: Edgar Franks

by Sandy Robson

May 30, 2020

On May 28, 2020, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee held a press conference, during which he discussed a proclamation that he asserted would, “improve our health and safety guidelines for the hard-working people of the agricultural industry.”