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UFCW Emerges as Voice in Marijuana Industry

UFCW Emerges as Voice in Marijuana Industry

The United Food and Commercial Workers union has been organizing employees in the U.S. cannabis and hemp industries since 2008. Its Cannabis Workers Division now represents several thousand workers in six states and Washington, D.C.

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Trimmigrants and Temps

National Public Radio’s recent story about “trimmigrants” was, for many listeners, the stuff that turns hair white. Far from hearing about the $500 that young seasonal trimmers can make for a 14-hour day, parents waited tensely for the phrase “shallow grave” at the end.


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