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Food Chain Avengers are Here!

Posted on Dec 04 2014

*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.,...

Welcome, OUR Walmart!

Posted on Sep 12 2014

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...

Food Justice & Food Day 2014

Posted on Aug 06 2014

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] 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...

New Report: Cruel Irony the Food Insecurity of Restaurant Workers

Posted on Jul 24 2014

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...

FCWA Solidarity Statement in Support of Walmart workers

Posted on Jun 05 2014

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...

Free Trade vs. Fair Trade

Posted on Mar 24 2014

*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.

Union-Made FCWA T-Shirts!

Posted on Dec 13 2011