Trabajadores Unidas por la Justicia is a new fruit warehouse workers union based in Yakima, Washington. They were formed in 2020 after workers from 6 different apple packing sheds throughout Yakima went on strike in protest of the lack of workplace protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about their work below, and get regular updates from their facebook page: Trabajadores Unidas por la Justicia

Trabajadores Unidos por la Justicia (TUJ)

David Bacon articles on the Yakima apple packing workers strikes and the unionizing efforts of Trabajadores Unidas por la Justicia:

Hundreds of Fruit Packing Workers Are On Strike

Apple Shed Strikes Win Recognition, But the Fight Goes On

COVID-Related Strikes Hit Washington’s Apple Sheds

David Bacon is a photojournalist, labor organizer, and long-time ally of Washington farmworker organizers at C2C and Familias Unidas por la Justicia. He has covered a plethora of events within the movement: from FUJ’s contract negotiations with Sakuma Bros Berry Farm, to the impacts of NAFTA on farmers in Mexico.

More on the Trabajadores Unidas por la Justicia and the Strikes in Yakima

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