The Hands That Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain

Equity, Food Justice, Worker Justice, Workforce


Food Chain Workers Alliance

The Food Chain Workers Alliance’s unprecedented, comprehensive report looks at wages and working conditions of workers across the entire food chain – a sector that employs 20 million people in the U.S., comprising one-sixth of the nation’s workforce. The Hands That Feed Us is based on nearly 700 surveys and interviews with workers and employers in food production, processing, distribution, retail and service. Click here to read a summary of key findings from the report. You can download the full report, as well as the executive summary in English, Spanish, and traditional Chinese characters.

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