• New Report: Cruel Irony the...

    Today,Food Chain Workers Alliance along with Alliance member ROC-NY and Food First released a new report,Food Insecurity of Restaurant Workers, a first comprehensive look at food security and employment conditions of workers in the restaurant industry. The report, based on over 280 surveys and interviews with restaurant workers in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, highlights the crucial ways in which  restaurant workers’...

  • Five Years of Food Workers ...

    On July 16 in NYC: Celebrate Five Years of Food Workers Rising! Join the Food Chain Workers Alliance at our anniversary party “Celebrating 5 Years of Food Workers Rising” on Wednesday July 16. In these past five years, there has been an increase in public awareness about food workers and many food workers have stood up courageously against injustice. Karen Washington will be the keynote speaker at the event. Karen has lived...

  • FCWA Solidarity Statement i...

    Walmart: Home of Low Wages  A statement on the Walmart Economy Across the country, Wal-Mart workers have been raising their voices calling on the world’s largest private employer to publicly commit to end illegal retaliation against workers and to provide better jobs and better working conditions. As the country’s largest employer of women, with $16 billion in annual profits, Wal-Mart could single-handedly turn the lives of...

  • Recap of FCWA Cesar Chavez ...

    César Chávez Day of Action: March 31st, 2014 R Castle, Graduate Social Work Student, Food Chain Workers Alliance April 7, 2014 Driving the scenic route to the House of Representatives offices gave me a little time to ponder what our day would look like and what impact we would have for our César Chávez Day of Action in Washington DC. While I don’t have an answer for the latter, I can tell you what our day was like! Bright...

  • Free Trade vs. Fair Trade

    *Check out the Fair World Project‘s new video that highlights how current free trade agreements harm family farmers and workers in the global north and south. Learn how you can support Fair Trade brands and policies that place people before profits.  

  • The Other NRA

    With an annual budget of more than $65 million, the National Restaurant Association’s fleet of lobbyists descends on Capitol Hill every April to pressure our elected officials into voting for unsavory policies that benefit the NRA’s corporate members at the public’s expense. In a startling example of its power, the NRA has been the leading player in blocking wage increases for restaurant workers, helping to keep...

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News

Brandworkers report on Challenges and Opportunities for Workers in NYC’s Food Manufacturing Industry Re-posted from NY Daily News Nearly half the city’s food manufacturing...

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Campaigns

Mrs Greens Market Congrats to the Mrs. Green’s Market workers who were fired for organizing! They’re going back to work! Read this message from the workers: “After...

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Take Action

Call on La Brea Bakery to Treat Workers with Justice! *From member CATA – the Farmworkers’ Support Committee* Sign this petition on Change.org! Last week, beginning...

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Featured Member

The Street Vendor Project *by Kimberly Lok, PHD Student at Temple University and FCWA intern* The Street Vendors Project (SVP) is a member-based organization with nearly...

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