News

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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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 workers have been injured while earning their bread, a new survey has found. Fifteen per cent said they slipped and fell, 14% were cut, and 10% suffered a back injury, according to the survey, set to be released Tuesday...

Campaigns

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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Mrs Greens Market Take Action Call management at (914) 242-9292 and demand workers are reinstated, or tweet to them @MrsGreensMarket Here’s why you should call: David Ramirez and Martha Urgiles worked in the Mrs. Green’s Dairy Department for over ten years. Elivia Miguel worked at Mrs. Green’s for over 11 years. Yesica Mendez worked at Mrs. Green’s for four years. These are just four...

Take Action

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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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 on March 12, more than 100 Latino workers were unfairly fired from their jobs with LaBrea Bakery in Swedesboro, NJ. The company recently conducted an internal I-9 re-verification and fired anyone who couldn’t present the requested...

Featured Member

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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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 2,000 vendor members working together to ensure the rights of street vendor operators in New York City. In partnership with the Urban Justice Center, a non-profit that provides legal advocacy and representation for marginalized...