Farmworkers end strike against Washington Bulb Company
Union gains recognition; will help workers resolve concerns
March 29, 2022
Seasonal workers for the Washington Bulb Company are back at work after a three-day strike that made headlines throughout the state.
The strike was sparked by an error the company made when calculating worker bonuses for daffodil bunches picked on Saturday, March 19.
While pay for the harvest crew averages $17.50 an hour, it can fluctuate on any given day, explained Brent Roozen of Washington Bulb on March 24, when he talked to reporters in front of company headquarters.
“Last Saturday, we bonused one crew too much and another too little. That mistake was brought to our attention Tuesd...