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America ReFramed

The Hand That Feeds

Season 4 Episode 19 | 1h 22m 49s | WETA Passport

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At a popular bakery café in Manhattan, patrons get served with a smile 24 hours a day. Behind the scenes, some of the undocumented immigrant workers earn far below the minimum wage. Filmed at the onset of the service economy wage wars, THE HAND THAT FEEDS tells the story of the power struggle that turned a single city block into a battlefield.

Aired: 06/21/16 | Expires: 06/08/24 | Rating: TV-PG

Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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