1:OO-1:3O /// What Doesn't Kill You
2:OO-2:3O /// Arts & Seizures
3:OO-4:OO /// The Morning After
4:3O-5:3O /// Snacky Tunes
2:OO-2:3O /// Cutting the Curd
3:3O-4:15 /// We Dig Plants
5:OO-5:3O /// How to Behave
6:OO-6:45 /// No Chefs Allowed
7:OO-7:3O /// Fuhmentaboudit!
11:OO-11:3O /// Wild Game Domain
12:OO-12:45 /// Cooking Issues
2:OO-2:3O /// Sharp & Hot
3:OO-3:3O /// The Food Seen
4:OO-4:3O /// Greenhorns Radio
5:OO-5:45 /// Beer Sessions Radio (TM)
6:3O-7:OO /// Let's Get Real
7:3O-8:15 /// Metropolitan Ave
11:OO-11:3O /// Taste Matters
12:OO-12:45 /// Chef's Story
1:OO-1:25 /// Evolutionaries
3:OO-3:3O /// The Speakeasy
5:OO-5:3O /// the business of The Business
6:3O-7:3O /// Nothing Urgent
12:OO - 12:3O /// A Taste of the Past
1:OO - 1:3O /// The Farm Report
4:OO - 5:OO /// Food Talk with Mike Colameco
7:3O-9:OO /// GUNWASH
9:3O-10:3O /// Full Service Radio
It's More Than Food
U Look Hungry
Feeding the Future
Straight From the Source
Meet Your Maker
Flash Talks Cash
Burning Down the House
The bill, as described on the NY Senate website, "Enacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act: grants collective bargaining rights to farm laborers; requires employers of farm laborers to allow at least 24 consecutive hours of rest each week; provides for a 10 hour work day for farm laborers; requires overtime rate at one and one-half times normal rate; makes provisions of unemployment insurance law applicable to farm laborers; provides sanitary code shall apply to all farm and food processing labor camps intended to house migrant workers, regardless of the number of occupants; provides for eligibility of farm laborers for workers' compensation benefits; requires employers of farm laborers to provide such farm laborers with claim forms for workers' compensation claims under certain conditions; requires reporting of injuries to employers of farmworkers."
The conversation, moderated by Erin Fairbanks, covers a number of different perspectives and gives context on how this will influence the daily lives of farmers and farm workers.
John Cronan, Jr. is the workplace justice organizer at the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY), a membership-based workers center dedicated to improving working conditions and raising standards in the restaurant industry. He also has over twelve years of experience as a restaurant worker.
Librada Paz is a Council Member of Western New York for the Rural and Migrant Ministry (RMM) and one of the main heads for RMM's Justice for Farmworkers Campaign (JFW). She has been a tireless leader in New York's farmworker human rights movement for 20 years.
Wade McMullen is the Staff Attorney for Partners for Human Rights. In this capacity he will help to develop a new PHR strategic litigation program to bring high impact human rights cases before regional mechanisms and domestic courts. He will work with staff to explore new avenues to enhance the existing work with RFK laureates and human rights defenders worldwide.
Margaret Gray is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Adelphi University.
Adriano Espaillat is a member of the New York State Senate and was a member of the New York State Assembly.
"The right to collective bargaining is a fundamental right." 14:00
--Wade McMullen on HeritageRadioNetwork.org
"It's really hard work, we need to keep the rights of these people. It doesn't matter where you go - farmers will struggle with one thing or another." [17:00]
--Librada Paz on HeritageRadioNetwork.org
"If we're talking about sustainability, we should be talking about sustainable jobs that go along with the delicious meal on the plate." [24:00]
--Maggie Gray on HeritageRadioNetwork.org
"People along the food chain are on public assistance at twice the rate of regular workers." [24:00]
--John Cronan, Jr. on HeritageRadioNetwork.org
This program was sponsored by Tabard Inn.
Tags:John Cronan Jr., Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York, Maggie Gray, Librada Paz, Rural and Migrant Ministry, Wade McMullen, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, farmers, FLLP, farm workers rights, education, RFK Center, human rights, ROC, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Restaurant Opportunity Center, farm worker exclusions, workers rights, collective bargaining, business competition, paid sick days, working conditions,
"The goal of our organization is to take things that are considered waste and turn them into resources." [3:00]
"Often, the Caribbean is often left our of larger networks." [12:00]
-- Dr. Sasha Kramer on Greenhorn Radio
Tags:Dr. Sasha Kramer, ecological sanitation, Haiti, OurSoil, farmer, soil, human waste, human rights, poverty, basic needs, dignity, South Africa, nature, fertilizer, corporations, island agriculture, Grenada Chocolate Company, Mott Green, sustainability, sustainable business models, SOIL,