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CIW Campaign for Fair Food with Gerardo Reyes-Chavez
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Democracy Now for today, May 20th reports on the hundreds of farmworkers and their supporters who are in New York City ahead of Wendy's shareholder meeting to ask for improved working conditions for those who pick its tomatoes in the Fair Food campaign organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. CIW farmworker and organizer, Gerardo Reyes-Chavez talks about the campaign.  So far McDonald's, Subway, Burger King and Taco Bell have all joined the White House-recognized Social Responsibility Program, agreeing to pay an extra penny per pound of tomatoes to raise wages and only buy from fields where workers' rights are respected.



Business and Human Rights, Corporate Social Responsibility


EarthSayers Amy Goodman; Gerardo Reyes-Chavez
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details

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