Labor in the Food System

The movement for food justice cannot thrive in a system where food and farm workers are exploited, criminalized and hungry. For an introduction to this issue, download our Food First Issue Primer on Labor in the Food System

Labor Repression 1950s Style

Blog | Devon Peña | Aug 16, 2014

From “simple” to “bureaucratic” control?  The struggle for workers’ rights and autonomy continues unabated in the State of Washington. Readers…

Food Insecurity of Restaurant Workers

Policy Brief | Food Chain Workers Alliance, Food First and Restaurant Opportunities Center | Jul 24, 2014

The Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA), the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) and the Restaurant Opportunities Center of…

Vermont’s Invisible Farmworkers

Blog | Eric Holt-Giménez | Jun 25, 2014

A couple of months ago I was invited to give a keynote address at the University of Vermont’s Food Systems…

The Right to Stay Home (Book Review)

Blog | Leah Scrivener | Nov 6, 2013

While public conversations on immigration reform appear increasingly polemical and even reactionary, David Bacon’s new book The Right to Stay Home:…