COLORS-DETROIT: JOIN THE JUST. GOOD. FOOD. REVOLUTION! By PHIL JONES & MINSU LONGIARU ROC-MICHIGAN As a “food desert,” Detroit is a place where fresh healthy food is hard to find among all the convenience stores with chips, pop and processed food or fast food outlets offering burgers and fries. Hunger is a daily fact in our city.
Saru Jayaraman was on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show on Saturday to take part in answering this question. The restaurant industry is the fastest growing sector of our economy and also home to 7 of the lowest paying jobs in the US, as well as the 2 absolute lowest paying positions. Saru Jayaraman joined the Freelancer’s Union, NELP, and Columbia Political Science Professor Dorian Warren, on the most recent airing of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss how the face of labor is changing throughout the country.