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Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Fields

Greg Asbed | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Greg Asbed

For too long, the industry responded to accusations of farm labor abuse with denial and opposition. But today there exists a better way forward embraced by the vast majority of Florida growers.

You Say Tomato, I Say Slavery (video)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

When you buy tomatoes at the local Publix, Ahold, Kroger, or Walmart, you become the last link in a chain that is attached to shackles in south Florida.

Supermarket Contract Stops 36,000 Workers From Strike

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Ann West

Due to the recession, supermarket workers are feeling the pain: low wages, escalating health care costs, and a reduction in pension benefits. However, unionized workers have locals watching their backs, and negotiating fair wages and benefits.