Mexican growers offer 15 percent in Baja California farm strike, state claims workers return

March 30, 2015 9:23 PM

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Mexican growers offer 15 percent in Baja California farm strike, state claims workers return

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2014 file photo, day laborers work in a strawberry field as they prepare the field for planting in the Valle de San Quintin in the municipality of Ensenada, south of Tijuana in Baja California, Mexico. In mid-March 2015, farm workers in this area walked off their jobs to demand better pay and labor conditions. Strike activist Fermin Salazar said Monday, March 30, 2015 that the work stoppage continues after they turned down a 15-percent wage increase offer. Workers had been demanding a 300-peso-per-day ($19.70) minimum wage, but have reportedly reduced that demand to 200 pesos ($13.10). (AP Photo/Omar Millan, File) (The Associated Press)

MEXICO CITY – Export-oriented commercial farms in Mexico's Baja California state say they have offered farm workers a 15-percent wage increase to end a two-week-old strike.

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