Swimming Upstream for Farm Workers’ Rights
- by Vera Chang
By Vera Chang, West Coast Fellow, Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation
US Government Wildlife
A few months ago, a National Vice President of the United Farm Workers Union came to Bon Appétit’s office to discuss a potential collaboration between our organizations. In our conversation, we noted challenges we both face over the question: How can we institutionalize justice for farm workers? Vice President Erik Nicholson commented, only half jokingly, “Sometimes I wish farmworkers were salmon because then people might care enough to protect them.” His comment is worrisome because he may actually be right…
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