Immigrant Worker

Race and The Race to the Bottom

In a restaurant in Kirksville, Missouri, a recently-fired immigrant worker made $400 for seventy-two hours of work per week. Seventy-two hours. $400 per 72-hour week. It took Maria Rivas forty years of hard work to earn her way up to $11.40 an … Continued

Politics

Safe Food Relies on Safe Workers

I recently attended a conference that addressed the safety of food. It was called Empowering Employees to Protect Food Integrity and Protection for Whistleblowers, and was coordinated by the Government Accountability Project in Washington DC. Joining me was an immigrant … Continued