We are workers in the food system, employed on farms, in factories, warehouses, trucks, supermarkets, restaurants, cafeterias, selling food on the streets and much more. We are organizing locally and globally to improve our working conditions and have a say in our workplaces and in our communities.


FCWA Statement on SCOTUS

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We can’t depend on our corporate power structures to protect our rights, we must continue to organize to build our power!   We are outraged by the U.S. Supreme Court's…

Meet our Inaugural Member Organizer Fellows!

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FCWA's Member Organizer Program supports a cohort of organizers and senior worker leaders anchored in our member organizations. Fellows receive funding to spend one day per week working on organizing…

No Somos Desechables: Informe Público de los Trabajadores “Esenciales” de la Cadena de Alimentos sobre los Impactos Devastadores y Como los Trabajadores de Alimentos se Organizan para Responder

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Hoy la Alianza de Trabajadores de la Cadena Alimenticia está lanzando la versión en español de su reporte: “NO SOMOS DESECHABLES: Trabajadores de alimentos organizándose frente de COVID.”  Lanzado originalmente…

FCWA stands in solidarity with the counter-mobilization to the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

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Around the globe, hundreds of millions of food workers make it possible for the world to eat. Almost all the food we eat passes through the hands of workers who…

Labor, food and other organizations urge legislators to abandon FWMA and reject E-Verify

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This week, the U.S. Senate parliamentarian ruled against the inclusion of initial immigration reform measures in the federal budget reconciliation package. As legislators consider additional avenues for advancing immigration reform,…

OSHA’s New Emergency COVID Protections Exclude Essential Food Workers

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June 10, 2021 -- Today, more than a year into the pandemic, the Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its first Emergency Temporary Standard establishing enforceable…

Meet Our Members

We represent over 375,000 farmworkers, warehouse, meatpacking and distribution workers, restaurant industry and workers all along the food chain and all across the country.

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Our Programs

The Food Chain Workers Alliance focuses on four areas of work in order to improve the lives and communities of food system workers and their families. Each member organization participates in at least one of the four program committees.


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