Kim Kessler’s radio show “Eating Matters” – Episode 20 aired on February 26th on Heritage Radio Network

February 26, 2015 – Kim Kessler, Policy and Special Programs Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, aired the twentieth episode of “Eating Matters,” on Heritage Radio Network titled “The Tipping Point on Restaurant Wages.” In this episode, Kim welcomes Meg Fosque, the National Policy Director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United. ROC United exists to improve wages and working conditions for the nation’s restaurant workforce. Meg explains that with over 10 million employees nationwide, the restaurant industry is the one of the largest and fastest-growing private sector employers in the nation. Unfortunately, despite the growth and profitability of the industry, restaurant jobs provide largely low wages and little access to benefits. Meg and Kim discuss exactly how ROC United has made a difference and what the organization's goals are for the future.

Listen to Episode 20