Tag Archives: labor shortages

A rancid harvest for Georgia’s farmers

The agriculture and hospitality industries, two of the biggest employers in Georgia, suffered major economic damage this year from the implementation of the state’s controversial immigration law . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: employee verification , farm industry , Georgia Restaurant Association , immigrant status , labor shortages , migrant workers

Immigration law cost state’s farmers $300 million or more

Two reports on Georgia’s agricultural industry reach a similar conclusion: the state’s farmers suffered heavy economic damage from the new immigration law and its impact on labor shortages . . .

Tags: economic impact , Georgia farmers , immigration law , labor shortages

Political Notes – Immigration law problems? No problem!

Republican leaders say that reports of labor shortages caused by Georgia’s new immigration law are just exaggeration and conjecture . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Dougherty County schools , Georgia immigration law , labor shortages , Nathan Deal , test cheating investigation

Farm survey says 46 percent have labor shortages

A new survey from the Georgia Agribusiness Council indicates that nearly half of the state’s farms and related businesses are experiencing labor shortages, in large part because the new immigration law is driving off migrant workers . . .

Tags: Georgia Agribusiness Council , immigration law , labor shortages , migrant workers , Nathan Deal