“The environment in general has become much harder for immigrants and women in the restaurant industry” under the Trump industry, said Saru Jayaraman, co-director and co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United, which works through a variety of justice campaigns to improve the wages and working conditions of the U.S. restaurant workforce. “Immigrants in the restaurant industry feel a great deal of fear since the election, and it was already hard for women in this very male-dominated industry,” she added.

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