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This Valentine's Day, before planning your romantic dinner or buying roses and chocolate, think about how your choices will affect the hands that feed you.
On Labor Day, Let's Celebrate Farm and Food System Workers
Farmers' markets have had an explosive growth, countless schools now have vegetable gardens, and we are paying more attention to the link between our diets and our health. Yet, most food labor issues still remain under the radar.
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The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.
Watch: All Work and No Pay
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You've heard about the wave of recent protests calling on fast food chains like McDonald's and Burger King to raise wages for their employees, who are forced to live on next to nothing. But did you know that many workers in sit-down restaurants may be faring even worse?
Not Your Usual Restaurant Reviews: 2013 ROC National Diner's Guide to Ethical Eating
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While the Restaurant Opportunity Centers' initiatives target business, consumers have a big role to play. By choosing to dine in a place that works to improve labors relationships, we can indirectly "vote with our dollars."
Would You Like a Splash of Typhoid Fever With Your Cocktail Drink?
If you asked the average bartender, waiter or dishwasher at a restaurant if they have paid sick days, they would probably laugh in your face and then cry. That is because, paid sick days or not, the majority have probably gone to work sick.
Minimum Raise: How The Wage Floor For American Servers Hasn't Budged In Two Decades
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Study: Restaurants Feed on Exploited Women's Labor
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Next time you plunk down some change on the table before leaving a restaurant, think about what might be behind that service with a smile. A new study warns that when Americans eat out, they feed into an industry fueled by exploitation and rampant discrimination against women.
New Report Shows Women In Restaurant Industry Face Harassment, Lower Wages
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Restaurant Cooks Up Local Foods, Labor Rights
At Restaurant Born After 9/11, Respect for Worker Rights
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Among the many tragedies that define 9/11, however, there have also been stories of hope and perseverance. One such inspirational story is that of Colors, a restaurant located in downtown Manhattan near New York University.
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