Tempers Flare After Farmworker Pay Bill Stalls In Calif. Legislature

Aug 26, 2016

United Farmworkers President Arturo Rodriguez (L, arms raised) and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (C) emerge after meeting about AB 1066 on Thursday, August 25, 2016.
Credit Katie Orr/KQED

Widely-watched, heavily-lobbied legislation that would allow California farm workers to receive overtime pay more quickly did not come up for a vote yesterday (Thursday) as it was expected to.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports that led to a renewed pledge from the Assembly Speaker that it will pass.