A “disfiguring” amputation at a Tyson plant in Texas led OSHA to discover the nation’s largest poultry company endangers workers by exposing them unnecessarily to serious hazards.
A new project from Oxfam America and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) reveals shocking numbers of workers stuck in low-wage jobs with scant benefits.
Why is Oxfam—an international humanitarian and development organization—talking about poultry workers in the US?
Oxfam’s mission is to support the efforts of people around the world who are working to lift themselves out of poverty. This includes people in our own country who are struggling to stay afloat in an increasingly unequal economy.
A little sun came through the clouds on Equal Pay Day this year. Smack in the middle of the most unequal state, the Louisiana State Senate passed new legislation aimed at closing gender pay gap.
Six years after BP Oil Spill, $20 billion settlement presents once in a lifetime opportunity to the Gulf Coast
Now that the dust has settled on the legal case, the Gulf Coast states will have billions to invest. Oxfam and partners are working to ensure the money goes into building new resiliency for hardest hit communities.
As Big Poultry kick off the biggest chicken wing day of the year, we have an opportunity to show them we’ll stand up for the people who put their lives on the line.