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Victory at Pomona!

Victory at Pomona!

Today, people across the country and around the world are celebrating International Workers’ Day, a commemoration of years of struggle on the part of working people everywhere.  And while each May Day is unique in its own right, it is extra special for one group of American workers—Pomona College’s dining hall workers, who voted yesterday… Read more »

Pomona College: Don’t Intimidate Dining Hall Workers!

Pomona College: Don’t Intimidate Dining Hall Workers!

Pomona dining hall workers during a “Speak Out” rally held on the 3rd anniversary of their campaign. Sign the petition today! On March 1, 2010 dining hall workers at Pomona College delivered petitions—signed by over 90%  of their coworkers—requesting the freedom to choose to form a union without intimidation or interference from the college.  Three… Read more »

On the heels of worker recommendations, new Green Concessions Policy at O’Hare is a step in the right direction

On the heels of worker recommendations, new Green Concessions Policy at O’Hare is a step in the right direction

Just weeks after food service workers at O’Hare Airport released “Putting Sustainability on the Table: Airport Workers’ Vision for $3 Billion of Food and Drink at O’Hare”—a report in which they made recommendations to the City of Chicago on sustainable food concessions at the country’s second-busiest airport—the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has announced a… Read more »

A “New Relationship with Food”: How workers prepared to make your trip through LAX Airport a bit tastier

A “New Relationship with Food”: How workers prepared to make your trip through LAX Airport a bit tastier

We’ve all been there. You’ve made it through security, you’re rushing to your gate where your flight is already boarding, and your stomach is grumbling almost as loudly as the plane’s engines. You need something to eat, and quick. But in a sea of fast food and shrink-wrapped snacks, what’s a real food lover to… Read more »

“We fight because we too believe in a sustainable future” –  Bon Appétit workers nationwide stand with DC workers

“We fight because we too believe in a sustainable future” – Bon Appétit workers nationwide stand with DC workers

Earlier this month, nearly 150 workers, students, and community members delegated Bon Appétit Management Company at American University to say: we want real food, we want real jobs, and we want respect. Two Bon Appétit workers from across the country joined them in solidarity: Prince Jones from LaVerne University and Raquel Baptiste from Wesleyan University…. Read more »

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