Olivia Tamayo, a farmworker in California's Central Valley, won a $1 million sexual harassment lawsuit against Harris Farms after her supervisor raped her repeatedly and the company's only solution to the problem was to move her closer to her rapist's house. Although Tamayo gained a victory against sexual harassment amongst farmworkers, there are many more victims afraid to speak out due to embarrassment, immigration status, and fear of losing their jobs: In 1993, the Southern Poverty Law Center found in 1993 that 90% of female farmworkers in California felt that sexual harassment was a problem. [LA Times]


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