Sen. Jackson silent on wage theft charges as group delivers 10,000 name petition

May 31, 2016 “We only asked for what is ours and for what the law says: that we should get paid and that the supervisor stop abusing people. We don’t deserve to lose our jobs for speaking out.” -Valentin, blacklisted worker from Jackson’s farm NC Senator Brent Jackson has been the target of thousands of …

Hundreds Rally at Reynolds After Audit Finds Serious Abuses on Reynolds Farms

FLOC members and allies took over Winston Salem streets for the eighth time at Reynolds American’s annual shareholders meeting, calling on the company to guarantee freedom of association throughout their supply chain and ensure farmworkers have a safe grievance procedure to voice and remedy complaints. This year, FLOC’s focus was on a recent report of child labor and other serious violations on Reynolds contract farms.

Action Alert! Seven farmworkers blacklisted for speaking out: tell Senator Jackson and tobacco companies we won’t stand for retaliation against farmworkers

Seven farmworkers at State Senator Brent Jackson’s family farm in Autryville, NC have been blacklisted after filing a law suit against Jackson for unpaid wages and an unfair termination. Read more and send a letter in support of these workers!