Food System Worker Solutions: Medical Debt, Childcare, & Unions

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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Bakers in the Grand Central Bakery Union stand outside bakery wielding a baguette and banner.

Today’s show is all about food system workers finding solutions to make their lives and jobs better. We’ll talk with Joshua Cole of Family Meal PDX and their work to raise funds for restaurant & ag workers during medical debt crisis. James Cox of the Restaurant Opportunities Center of The Bay will talk about their work supporting restaurant workers in finding childcare. Don McIntosh of Northwest Labor Press will share some highlights of food system unionizing efforts in 2019 and a union representative of the new Grand Central Bakery Union will talk about organizing bakers in Portland.


Family Meal PDX: website - facebook - instagram

Restaurant Opportunities Center of The Bay: website - facebookResearch with Tipping Point on childcare 

Northwest Labor Press: website - facebook - twitter

Grand Central Bakery Union: facebook - twitter

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