Report looks at issues facing food chain workers

Wages overall remain stagnant and workers are accessing food stamps at higher levels.

The 21.5 million workers in the food system make up the largest employment sector in the United States, with over one out of every seven workers in the U.S. working along the food chain. A new report, No Piece of the Pie, U.S. Food Workers in 2016, released by the Food Chain Workers Alliance outlines key trends and issues within the current workforce.

The report updates on a 2012 report which detailed the poor wages and working conditions that the majority of food workers face. “Si

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