News

Posted on Sep 18 2010
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New Fair Food Label launches on Food Day 2014! via ciw-online.org The Fair Food Program’s new label debuted this past Friday. The label will be available to all grocery stores and restaurants that participate in the Fair Food Program. Participants in the Program pay a small premium when they buy Florida tomatoes, with the premium going to increase wages for farmworkers. They also commit to a worker-created...

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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COMING SOON: Our New Comic Book ‘Food Chain Avengers’! Next month the Food Chain Workers Alliance will be releasing a comic book about food workers entitled Food Chain Avengers during International Food Workers Week Nov. 23-29, 2014.  Luis DeLeon, a restaurant worker and member of the Restaurant Opportunities Center of Chicago, wrote the backstory for the comic book. He created...

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...