“Again??” Patrick stormed into the kitchen, his face a shade brighter than the ketchup he was licking off his thumb, beads of sweat emerging from the pores on his forehead. […]

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An Anti-Racist Restaurant Industry As restaurant and service industry organizers it’s not only important but an absolute necessity to be forthright in our anti-racist politics. In order to see a […]

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Restaurants and bars were flash points for the LGBTQ+ protest and uprising Private businesses open to the public have a long history as flash points for civil rights movements.  Before […]

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by Natalia Tylim In March 2020 the Marriott Marquis in Times Square furloughed 1,200 workers due to COVID closures. Nine months later, in December, the corporation informed 852 non-union employees […]

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The Restaurant Organizing Project held a national educational event on May 3rd in celebration of May Day.  Restaurants are run by immigrant workers. The question of how labor interacts with […]

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by Jason Flynn Workers at Peet’s Coffee stores in Chicago, Ill. expanded protests of the company which have been ongoing since September 2020 with the help of organizers from the […]

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May 2021 Editorial

Restaurant labor conditions have officially entered “the discourse.” Arguments back-and-forth over an alleged “labor shortage” has persisted as the topic of the day for over a month now, and seemingly […]

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