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Do You Give As Much Thought to Restaurant Workers as You Do to Your Organic Chicken?

Amy B. Dean @ Truthout - There's little question that the vast majority of restaurant workers in the United States could use a union. On the whole, their jobs offer low pay and few benefits and employees have little job security. Yet they are also a very difficult group to organize: turnover in the industry is high, the workforce is largely an immigrant one, and employers effectively use threats of deportation and other retaliation against those who speak up.  Read more.

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