Why Did Essential Workers Strike at Hunts Point?
Hunts Point is the country’s largest wholesale produce market and it’s in the South Bronx. Workers there voted to strike on Sunday, January 17th. This past Saturday, after six days on the picket line, they popped champagne to celebrate their agreement with management on a new contract.
Trump Administration Cancels USDA Wage Survey; Tens of Thousands of Farmworkers Will Suffer Massive Wage Cuts
As if being a farmworker could get any worse, the Trump administration, via USDA has killed a critical report that determines wages for farmworkers, all but guaranteeing even less income in the coming year.
The sky is falling, but we are here trying to catch it
So what's new? Nothing much on our end. We love you folks, and on this weeks show we are trying to stand in solidarity with all of you in every walk of life. It's scary, it's weird, and it's really happening. All we can do is be here for each other and laugh when we can.