With food prices rising more than 13% in the last month, families across America are struggling to get food on the table. But the Department of Labor is threatening to make things worse with a new regulation.
One reason for rising food prices is a dwindling agricultural workforce. With many Americans leaving rural communities or not seeking seasonal farm jobs, farmers are struggling to find workers. In Idaho, just five people applied for more than 1,000 farm jobs in 2019, which offered about twice the minimum wage.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-push-food-prices-even-higher-h-2a-visa-labor-department-famers-agriculture-workforce-shortage-wages-immigration-11660252888 How to Push Food Prices Even Higher