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Agricultural workers in Sicily say the job is strenuous, the days are long and the wages are declining

Nov 23, 2017
Italy made $44 billion off of agricultural exports in 2016. Yet academics studying labor exploitation said worker wages are decreasing.
Rows of greenhouses can be seen from the roads leading to Vittoria, Sicily. Academics who study labor exploitation there say the daily wages have gone from 40 Euros in the past to as low as 15 Euros today. 
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