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Tell Congress: help hungry families and protect food workers

The winter holidays should be a time to come together and celebrate over good food. But this year, 50 million people (or one in six of us) will be hungry and food workers will lack critical protections if lawmakers do not provide urgently needed relief.

Tell your Senator: support paid leave and worker protections

As Congress enters into negotiations on a final package, they must include critical items for worker health and public safety.  With your help, we can focus lawmakers on the real needs to curb this pandemic.

Tell America’s Meat & Poultry Processors: Protect Your Workers!

Please take a minute to send a message demanding that America’s largest meat and poultry processors (JBS, Tyson, Cargill, Smithfield, Hormel, Perdue, Sanderson Farms, and Conagra)—who together have over 355,000 employees—protect their workers.

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Support H.R. 6800, The HEROES Act

Urge your members of Congress to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) that would ensure much-needed protections for food workers on the frontlines and increase critical supports for low-income families.

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