You’ll Never Look at Fast Food Vegetables the Same Way After Reading This

May 30, 2014 by  
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Temporary workers are supposed to be contracted for a short period of time – but companies are increasingly using temp work as a way to circumvent labor standards and exploit workers. Reporters from Capital & Main just revealed one of the worst temp labor exploitation offenders when they investigated Taylor Farms, the world’s largest fresh-cut vegetable producer. California-based Taylor Farms employs hundreds of temp workers, some of whom have been with the company for a decade. But these workers often receive no benefits, are paid minimum wage , can be fired with no notice and face insurmountable obstacles when trying to file for workers’ compensation. And chances are, if you’ve ever eaten at a chain restaurant or shopped at Costco, Target, Walmart or Kroger, you have purchased Taylor Farms’ products. Read the rest of You’ll Never Look at Fast Food Vegetables the Same Way After Reading This Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: contract worker exploitation , contract workers , Contract workers rights , farm worker exploitation , fast food , fast food industry , fast food worker exploitation , fast food worker rights , labor worker exploitation , Taylor Farms , Taylor Farms California , Taylor Farms contract workers , Taylor Farms fast food , Taylor Farms fast food workers , Taylor Farms labor , Taylor Farms workers , temp labor , Temp worker exploitation , Temp worker rights

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You’ll Never Look at Fast Food Vegetables the Same Way After Reading This

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