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 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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Support Food4Less Grocery Workers! From our member group UFCW Local 770: Food 4 Less/Foods Co grocery workers urgently need your solidarity and support! Sign this petition! Food 4 Less/Foods Co has more than 90 Southern California stores employing almost 6,500 union members. The workers’ union contract expired on June 8, 2014, and negotiations for a new agreement have not gone well. The company...

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...