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NEW Report: WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines

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Today the Food Chain Workers Alliance is launching the report “WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines.” The report documents the devastating and disproportionate impacts of…

COVID Jungle Report Exposes Dangerous Working Conditions Inside of Chicagoland’s Food Production and Warehouse Facilities

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Today a team of worker justice organizations are releasing The COVID Jungle: Chicagoland’s Essential Food Workers and the Need for Vaccination Priority. Chicagoland is home to the country’s second largest…

Food Worker Organizing will Point the Way Forward

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As we look ahead past the 2020 elections we remain focused on the urgent needs facing food workers in this moment. Food worker exploitation is deeply set into U.S. laws…

FCWA joins civil rights complaint challenging meat processing corporations

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Black, Latino, and Asian slaughterhouse workers suffered disproportionately as the meat industry scrambled to respond to COVID-19. Now, they’re demanding justice. Food Chain Workers Alliance and Rural Community Workers Alliance,…

May Day: Food Workers Fight Back

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On MAY DAY we honor and support all workers mobilizing in the form of strikes, rallies, slow-downs, call-outs and other actions throughout the globe.  In the time of COVID-19 the…

Trump is putting workers’ lives at risk in the interest of protecting massive food corporations’ profits

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Tuesday, April 29th – Trump is putting workers’ lives at risk in the interest of protecting massive food corporations’ profits. President Donald Trump announced that he will use the Defense…

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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For all the latest news, actions, groundbreaking reports and timely opportunities to speak up for food workers, join our listerv. Be part of the movement and take action to ensure a fair, healthy, local, sustainable, humane food system.

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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