Saru Jayaraman – The Great Revolution: What A Worker Power Moment Can Mean for Climate Justice| 19mins
Director: Bioneers | Producer: Bioneers
Focus Years: 2023 | Country: United States
Saru Jayaraman, President of One Fair Wage, Director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC Berkeley, founder of the Restaurant Opportunities Center and author of four books including: One Fair Wage: Ending All Sub-minimum Pay in America, is one of the most creative and effective labor organizers of our era.
Here she speaks to us about her work organizing restaurant and other low-wage workers over the last 20 years and the incredible moment of historic worker revolt currently underway in the United States, one that could have enormous implications for both climate justice and for our democracy.