As the cucumber harvest and the tobacco work begins, union members from across Eastern NC assembled at our NC union hall to discuss how the union contract works in practice on their farms and share best practices for resolving workplace issues. Members also strategized how to end corruption in the H2A guest worker program and bribery at the US-Mexico border and how to escalate the fight with Reynolds American Inc. to win collective bargaining rights for all tobacco farmworkers. Click here to read more about the VUSE boycott and how you can support tobacco farmworkers’ fight for justice!
A huge thanks to our amazing group of volunteers who transported members to and from the meeting. Without your support, this union would not be possible. We are still looking for volunteers for our next membership meetings in Henderson and in the Triad. Click here for more information and to sign up!
Photo credit: Jared Ragland. Click here to see more pictures.