Student Action with Farmworkers highlights the stories of the people behind our food supply.
The AP reports federal laws meant to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure aren’t working, and the process to investigate incidents does little to help those who fall ill.
The Institute for Southern Studies’ online magazine Facing South published figures relating to fast food workers’ demands for higher pay and the right to unionize following a nationwide strike last week, finding that their efforts are paying off. The movement has gained momentum since the strikes began in 2012, and Forbes magazine reports that this […]
Reverend William Barber and strike participant on Nov. 4th (image from Dec 4: NC ON STRIKE for $15/hr and Union Rights! Facebook event) Fast food workers across the state traded their uniforms for protest signs on Thursday, Nov 4th to demand higher wages and the right to unionize in North Carolina. As part of a […]