By Peyton Bigora
Source: Grocery Dive

  • The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union released a statement Tuesday showing support for a new bill that would create a stabilization grant program for grocery, farm and food workers.
  • Proposed by Sens. Sherrod Brown in the Senate and Rep. Nikki Budzinski in the House of Representatives, the legislation would allow Congress to provide support to food supply chain workers during emergencies, such as natural disasters.
  • The bill comes as the industry continues to restabilize supply chains after the pandemic caused industry-wide disruptions and food shortages.

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