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British Parliament Members Visit NC Farms

On July 26th Members of British Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan participated in a fact-finding delegation to North Carolina tobacco fields to... Read More »

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New University of Central Florida Wawa Store

On Saturday, July 19th, several of us YAYAs paid a visit to the new University of Central Florida Wawa store that opened this past May. Continuing our... Read More »

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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 managemen... Read More »

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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... Read More »

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Discussion with British Parliment Members Following Visit With Farm Workers – July 27

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Triangle Friends of Farm Workers, and the National Farm Worker Ministry invite you to join us for this his... Read More »

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Church Volunteers Needed to Serve as Camp Observers in North Carolina

NEEDED NOW (as well as throughout the Summer and Fall): Church Volunteers to Serve as Camp Observers  The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) lau... Read More »

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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 wa... Read More »

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FLOC Organizer Attacked by Growers’ Representative

A Message from FLOC: On July 9, 2014, FLOC representative and “Respect, Recognition, Raise!” campaign leader Oscar Sanchez arrived to a farm, ha... Read More »

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Jobs with Justice's National Leadership Training

This past weekend (July 11-13), I had the opportunity to join Jobs with Justice for one of their National Leadership Trainings. Cristina Berrios and I... Read More »

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Respect, Recognition, Raise! A summer with FLOC

This summer I left the only state I've ever called home to come to North Carolina as part of the AFL-CIO Union Summer intern program where I will be t... Read More »

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