News

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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from FCWA member UFCW Local 770: Grocery workers, Food4Less agree on tentative contract Tense standoff results in deal that protects wages, health care, and full-time jobs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Shimpock, Mike@SGACamp.com Following a tense standoff and public boycott campaign that brought workers to the brink of a strike, the union representing grocery workers and the corporate owners...

Campaigns

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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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 being wrongfully terminated this past January for practicing our right to organize in our workplace and 6 months of walking the picket line through 3 seasons (winter, spring and summer/ snow, rain and heat) we...

Take Action

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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Join the Peoples Climate March NYC on September 21 In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. The Food Justice contingent of the People’s Climate March will demonstrate one of the many solutions to...

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...