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Bring “Food Chains” to Your City, School or Place of Worship!

From the Coalition of Immokalee Workers: See how you can organize to bring the film to your city, school, or place of worship this fall! As many readers of this site already know, the documentary Food Chains, which chronicles the CIW’s battle for Fair Food and the issue of farm labor exploitation around the country, will be opening […]

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ALRB’s Newest Complaint of Gerawan

From the United Farm Workers: New 28-page complaint from ALRB chief prosecutor details Gerawan’s ‘intensive and ongoing’ drive since 2012 to prevent workers from ‘ever’ winning a union contract Decertification leader Sylvia Lopez’s anti-union role began before starting work at Gerawan in June 2013; complaint details that she missed 75 percent of work over the […]

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2014 Food Sovereignty Award Winners

From our friends at the Presbyterian Hunger Program: U.S. FARMWORKERS AND PALESTINIAN FARMERS SHARE 2014 FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PRIZE Honorees Represent Communities Defending Their Human Rights to Food in the Face of Policies of Land and Water Grabbing, Migration, and Militarization DES MOINES, IA — The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is honored to name the Union […]

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The Rev. Dr. Jon Regier ¡PRESENTE!

  The Board and staff of the National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM) honor the life and work of The Rev. Dr. Jon Regier.  Jon Regier passed away on September 2, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina at the age of 92. Jon Regier was far more than a friend to and supporter of the National Farm […]

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2014 Summer Board Meeting and Benefit Dinner

The weekend of August 15-16, 2014, National Farm Worker Ministry staff, board members and guests gathered at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina for the 2014 Summer Board Meeting. On Friday morning, board members held a short service of blessing for the new national office now located at 112 Cox Avenue in Raleigh.  Following the […]

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My 3 a.m. Call with Dan Gerawan

I worked for years in the anti-human trafficking field.  One thing I learned during that time is that most of the tactics used by traffickers are next to impossible to prosecute.  Intimidation and manipulation in many cases are not illegal.  Intimidation and manipulation, simply put, are not likely to get you thrown in jail. Intimidation […]

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MPs Gather for Round Table Discussion with FLOC Supporters

On July 26th Members of British Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan participated in a fact-finding delegation to North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions for farm workers.  The delegation of statesmen visited farms in the supply chain of various manufacturers – with particular attention to the supply chains of Reynolds and British […]

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EFI Unveils “Trustmark” Label for Certified Produce

A Message from the EFI: At the core of the Equitable Food project is the EFI Standard: it establishes measures for working conditions, pest management and food safety. When a farm has achieved the certification for the EFI Standard, it means it has met rigorous standards for these three areas; it also means it can use […]

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CIW Proxies Turned Away at Kroger Shareholders’ Meeting

A Message from CIW: CIW delegation turned away despite holding legitimate proxies; 100 stage impromptu march on Kroger headquarters to protest workers’ extraordinary exclusion from supermarket giant’s annual shareholder meeting. No one saw that coming. Since the days of the Taco Bell boycott in the early 2000′s, members of the CIW and their allies have joined forces […]

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Take Action: Support Prima Workers Today!

A Message from the UFW: Prima workers are fed up. They want their contract, an end to the retaliation against key pro-union leaders, and an end to wage disparity. So on Friday, dozens of workers are rallying in front of the company office. Gerawan Farming — producers of Prima brand plums, peaches, nectarines and grapes — […]

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