The National Restaurant Association is hosting their annual 4-day show in Chicago tomorrow through the 21st, boasting about “shaping the future” of the industry. Predictably, a notable sector of the restaurant industry is missing from this 4-day jamboree: the workers. The … Continue Reading… →
- More than a quarter of the almost 6 million women who work in U.S. restaurants are moms, and one in 10 are single mothers.
- Restaurant serving staff have three times the poverty rate and use food stamps at double the rate of the rest of … Continue Reading… →
“Today Tallahassee lawmakers took away my ability and the nearly 90 percent of Miami-Dade restaurant workers who don’t have sick days, to pass a Miami-Dade Earned Sick Time law that we so desperately need so we can take a day off … Continue Reading… →
Yesterday, Center for Media Justice released the latest installment of VisionTalk featuring ROC United co-director and co-founder Saru Jayaraman.
In honor of May Day, she discusses what it takes to build a movement for restaurant workers. VisionTalk is a multi-media series designed to spark a dialog about social movement culture, strategy, … Continue Reading… →