For many teens, summer means punching a time clock at the
local pool or creemee stand. But is this
year’s tight economy affecting their ability to find a summer job? And what’s the value of teens working? Also, we talk with a UVM
Professor who just won a James Beard award for her healthy cookbook.
The 2,000 immigrant workers on Vermont dairy farms have always had a risky job. Many of the dairy workers are here illegally, and they can be deported if caught by federal authorities.
But now the farmers who hire them are also worried. Federal officials have vowed to crack down on employers who knowingly hire illegal labor.