Posts Tagged as ‘United Farm Workers’

Meet the 4 million women you should thank for your Thanksgiving meal

From our Restore Fairness blog- They’re the backbone of our food supply. Their hands sliced the chicken breast we had for lunch. Their sweat brought the fresh tomato to our plates. Their backs bent to pick the lettuce in our salads. They are America’s undocumented workers. Every day, on farms and factories across America, millions [...]

November 23, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shocker: Colbert says – Always wanted a farm worker job? Now’s your chance

Unfortunately many in America consider the major issues facing our country – high unemployment and undocumented people – as interrelated, so they support inhumane immigration laws to reclaim the low-paying jobs undocumented immigrants have stolen. But, these individuals fail to realize that agriculture, a major low-paying job that gives us the food we all eat, [...]

June 29, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-days: Happy Birthday César Chávez!

March 31st is the birthday of civil rights activist and labor organizer, César Chávez, and also a national holiday in the works.

March 31, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

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