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“March” of victory from coast-to-coast!

“March” of victory from coast-to-coast!

March isn’t yet over, but it’s already clear that we can label it a “month of victories” for campus dining hall workers! After months of organizing and determination, workers on three campuses on both the East and West coasts won union recognition, and each of these institutions joins an ever-growing union family.  Additionally, they have… 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 »

La Verne and Pomona Workers Stand Together: “This time we’re gonna win!”

La Verne and Pomona Workers Stand Together: “This time we’re gonna win!”

On Monday, Bon Appétit workers from the University of La Verne joined Pomona College dining hall workers for a delegation calling on college administration for a fair process to organize. The action came one year after the college fired 17 immigrant workers, 16 of whom had been organizing to form a union since 2010. “What… Read more »

DC Workers & Community Members Urge Bon Appétit to Take Leadership on Sustainability

DC Workers & Community Members Urge Bon Appétit to Take Leadership on Sustainability

We believe real food and real jobs go hand in hand, and Bon Appétit Management Company at American University (AU) has an historic opportunity to chart a new course for sustainability on campus and beyond. That was the message over 120 cafeteria workers, students, faculty, and community members took to the Bon Appétit dining services… Read more »

Leading the way to a sustainable future: One recipe at a time | Eddie

Leading the way to a sustainable future: One recipe at a time | Eddie

On Monday, we met Eddie, a member of the University of La Verne’s food service team who has been working to prepare and serve food to the ULV community for twelve years. Some of Eddie’s first memories of being in the kitchen are of helping his mom make tortillas from scratch, and today he’s agreed… Read more »

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