US food safety association flags up potential negatives of TTIP Global Meat News ...Food safety in the meat industry could be negatively affected by the result of the current Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks between the US and the European Union, according to the Center for Food Safety (CFS) in the US...
The broad movement to raise wages for American workers will surge ahead next week as Walmart moms plan to strike in more than 20 cities starting as early as tomorrow.
California's political leaders were recently briefed on the growing battle for fair wages by Teamsters, Taylor Farms workers, a Safeway clerk with UFCW and a young McDonald’s worker. They connected the fast food workers' movement and the struggle of workers further down the supply chain at Taylor Farms.
The briefing was organized by Oakland Assemblymember Rob Bonta, who said:
In the biggest job action to date, Teamsters are holding picket lines at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with port drivers who walked off the job yesterday afternoon.
Teamsters seek contract at Corona food warehouse Press-Enterprise ...Union leaders in Southern California are asking U.S. Foods, the second-largest food supplier in the country and the subject of a huge proposed merger deal, to begin contract negotiations with workers at a Corona distribution center...