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  • Donate for Joann’s 40...

    Joann Lo, co-director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, is turning 40 this year on March 16, and her birthday wish is to raise $1,500 for the Alliance! Click below to donate! Joann is so proud to be part of this organization that is supporting innovative organizing campaigns and policy initiatives that are improving jobs for low-wage food workers and that is changing the national discussion around a sustainable food system...

  • Food Chain Avengers are Her...

    *Food Chain Avengers: A Food Justice & Worker Justice Comic Book* 20 million people work in the food system in the U.S., joining millions around the world who labor on farms and in meat, poultry and food processing facilities, warehouses, grocery stores and restaurants. The food system is the largest employer in the U.S. and the majority of frontline food workers earn poverty wages. In the U.S., a third of food workers suffer...

  • Welcome, OUR Walmart!

    Join us in welcoming our new member OUR Walmart! We are happy to share that OUR Walmart is now a member of Food Chain Workers Alliance.  OUR Walmart works to ensure that every Associate, regardless of his or her title, age, race, or sex, is respected at Walmart. They join together to offer strength and support in addressing the challenges that arise in their stores and the company everyday. They envision a future in which the...

  • Food Justice & Food Da...

    This year’s Food Day theme is food justice, including justice for farm and foodworkers! So join us and our member organizations in planning local events and actions in your area: info [at] foodchainworkers.org. Read below for the official Food Day media release! Thousands of Events from Coast to Coast Planned for October 24 August 6, 2014 Justice throughout the food chain—from farm workers to child consumers—will...

  • 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’...

  • 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...

  • 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.

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News

Walmart Is Giving Raises. Walmart Is Feeling the Pressure. *Re-posted from Gawker *By Hamilton Nolan Retail death star Walmart has just announced that it will be giving raises...

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Campaigns

  Boycott El Super! Support the El Super grocery workers & send a message to El Super CEO Matt Smith here! Southern California United Food and Commercial Workers...

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Take Action

Sign Street Vendor Projects’ Petition to Lift the Caps on Vending Permits and Licenses in NYC! Sign the Petition HERE! Members of the Street Vendor Project have been...

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Featured Member

The Farmworker Association of Florida * By Bob Maschi, FCWA Volunteer “Can you imagine rising before the sun, enduring long hours of physical labor, surrounded by the extreme...

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