Fair Food Project
Michigan Fair Food Project will involve Outreach and Education, with new print materials for distribution at meetings and outreach to the migrant camps. Each year would involve an agenda/program of events and planned contacts with the migrant and grower community statewide.
Community meetings in our new learning center
Outreach to the camps to educate and view conditions
Education sessions to include:
How to calculate wages owed compared to piece rate.
How changing laws affect workers
Rights and responsibilities of Michigan workers
Special program focus of Women’s health, including domestic violence issues
Special programs that focus on Children
Other Social Services
How to handle interactions with law enforcement
Assistance and referral for immigrants to community resources
Assistance to individuals with Limited English Proficiency
How to attract and maintain good workers
How changing laws affect employers
The most recent I-9 procedures and how to follow them
How to hire without discrimination
Techniques to ensure fair food practices
Understanding your rights in interactions with law enforcement, immigration audits, and “Courtesy Alerts” of workers concerns.
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