Farmworkers Nahemi Jimenez, 30, left, and her sister Ana Jimenez, 32, both of Fresno, weed a field of zuchinni plants on a farm at West Whitesbridge and South Garfield avenues in west Fresno in August. Farm work contributes to many of the workers’ compensation claims brought in the Central Valley.
Farmworkers Nahemi Jimenez, 30, left, and her sister Ana Jimenez, 32, both of Fresno, weed a field of zuchinni plants on a farm at West Whitesbridge and South Garfield avenues in west Fresno in August. Farm work contributes to many of the workers’ compensation claims brought in the Central Valley. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com
Farmworkers Nahemi Jimenez, 30, left, and her sister Ana Jimenez, 32, both of Fresno, weed a field of zuchinni plants on a farm at West Whitesbridge and South Garfield avenues in west Fresno in August. Farm work contributes to many of the workers’ compensation claims brought in the Central Valley. SILVIA FLORES sflores@fresnobee.com

Study: Central Valley workers’ comp claims differ from other regions in state

November 01, 2016 01:37 PM