Jared Hayes provides research, data analysis and event support to the government affairs team. After graduating from college, Hayes volunteered with various Massachusetts-based veterans’ charities as a fundraising events organizer.
One challenge, especially with regard to farm workers, many of whom are undocumented, is ensuring that they have access to the vaccine.
Right now there aren’t any federal requirements in place, so across the country we’re looking at a complete patchwork of different laws and regulations.
Hundreds of food processing workers are getting sick from COVID-19. But policymakers have so far done nothing to ensure that these essential workers have adequate safety protection.