(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters intensified rolling handbilling actions this week outside grocery stores under the Albertsons umbrella, demanding that the grocery stores hold their food supplier, Taylor Farms, accountable for a long list of human rights violations or cease purchasing food from the company.
The hardships endured by those that harvest the food we eat every day is unfortunately not a new story, but its latest incarnations make it difficult to ignore.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters began rolling hand billing actions outside grocery stores under the Albertsons umbrella this week, demanding that the grocery stores hold their food supplier, Taylor Farms, accountable for a long list of human rights violations or cease purchasing food from the company.
Doug Bloch, Teamsters Joint Council 7 Political Director, discusses serious worker health and safety concerns at Taylor Farms in Tracy, Calif. Teamsters and Taylor Farms workers have been protesting at Chipotle around the country. Taylor Farms is a supplier to Chipotle. Listen here to find out more.
The annual Essay Contest for college students, who are the sons or daughters of Teamsters, is now accepting applications.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – The Teamsters applauded a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Unified School District School Board yesterday evening to adopt a policy committing to the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP).
(WASHINGTON) – For the second time in a month, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters protested at Chipotle locations nationwide this week to demand that Chipotle hold its produce supplier Taylor Farms accountable for egregious health and labor violations.
The April issue of the Food Processing Division newsletter highlights community support for Taylor Farms workers and how the Department of Labor is exposing anti-union tactics of corporations.