Quote of the Day: Country Is Full? It’s News to Us, Employers Say – The New York Times

Workers harvesting tomatoes in the fields of DiMare Fresh in Florida City, Fla. The company is experimenting with new technology because it cannot find enough workers.

Workers harvesting tomatoes in the fields of DiMare Fresh in Florida City, Fla. The company is experimenting with new technology because it cannot find enough workers.CreditJoe Raedle/Getty Images

“They want to send all these people back. Who the hell is going to do all this work?”

~PAUL DIMARE, chief executive of the produce distributor DiMare Fresh, which depends on migrant labor. He said his company was able to fill only 165 out of 280 open jobs at its packing house near Miami.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Country Is Full? It’s News to Us, Employers Say – The New York Times

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