April 28, 2023 -
Workers at a Tyson Foods chicken processing plant in Van Buren, Arkansas, walked out for several days this month, saying the company is putting their health and safety at risk — and is now shoving them out the door after hailing their loyalty through a deadly pandemic.
January 28, 2021 -
Farm labor advocacy groups are pressing for policy changes that seemed distant under the Trump administration. But they also remain committed to reaching union agreements through supply chain actions, which have proven a more reliable path to farmworker justice in Southern states.
September 7, 2017 -
The Farm Labor Organizing Committee will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its convention in Ohio this weekend while under attack from North Carolina legislators, some of whom have a financial interest in suppressing farmworker unions.
May 19, 2016 -
Wilna Destin of Florida is leading a struggle for economic justice while also creating room for Black women's leadership.
January 15, 2015 -
The Bible instructs us to "love the stranger," but migrants probably won't be feeling much love this year in Mississippi. Gov. Phil Bryant is up for re-election, and he has built his political career in part on demonizing undocumented migrant workers.
December 12, 2014 -
Staff members from the Fuerza del Valle Workers' Center in Texas are asking people to acknowledge workers in their communities -- and thank them for their contributions.
April 3, 2014 -
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers had been talking to Walmart, but it's the first company to sign up before any public protests. Organizers say the now up-and-running Fair Food Program made the difference.