Leroy Jones is a poor orange picker. When Leroy accidentally g s to a demonstration staged by the worker's union, he gets laid off, and is forced to leave his wife and family behind so he can look for work in Los Angeles. When he d s find work, it is for the same company that let him go back home. Leroy becomes a manager, and falls in love with a labor organizer named Vanetta. Now Leroy finds himself splitting his time between Vanetta and his wife. After learning that the Reverend Lenox Thomas has impregnated his wife, Leroy decides to even the score and starts courting the reverend's wife.