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Gerawan Foreman Ordered Pesticide Applicator to Lie After Workers Get Sick PETITION!!
Business  (tags: farm workers, society, safety, protection, pollution, healthconditions, healthconditions, sadness, safety, news, interesting, law, humans, police, ethics, labor, corruption, lies )

Robert
- 2 days ago - action.ufw.org
When it comes to pesticide safety we work hard to create laws and regulations to protect both consumers and workers who labor in the fields. But what happens when the people we trust to respect the law lie?
Wendy's: Support a Fair Deal for Farm Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, farmers markets, food, business, ethics )

Nancy
- 472 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Most of the largest fast food chains, including McDonald's, Subway, Burger King, and Taco Bell have all signed on to the CIW's Fair Food Program. They have agreed to pay an extra penny per pound of tomatoes to raise wages and only buy from fields where...
Care About Your Food? Then Care About Your Farmworkers Too!
Business  (tags: mericans, business, consumers, dishonesty, environment, farms, Farm Workers, food, government, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 572 days ago - truth-out.org
But who, exactly, is a farmer? Is it the person who owns a farm? The person who sells food at a farmers' market? Or could a farmer be the immigrant who follows the work from place to place and picks the fruit of the season?
The Rise and Fall of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, farming, Farm workers, government, labor, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 865 days ago - alternet.org
In his new book "Trampling Out the Vintage," Frank Bardacke traces the magnificent and tragic history of that groundbreaking union.
Fast for Fair Food: Farmworkers Fast So
Business  (tags: Publix, farm workers, Florida, farm workers rights, tomatoes )

Nancy
- 903 days ago - alternet.org
In a sunlit field in Lakeland, Florida, outside the headquarters of Publix Supermarkets, a group of around a hundred and fifty clergymembers, farmworkers in blue T-shirts, and community members have been holding vigil since Monday, March 5.
Farm Workers Are Marching to Sacramento. Join Them Virtually By Signing Their Petition TODAY.
Business  (tags: farm workers, US, Jerry Brown, California, ethics )

Nancy
- 1101 days ago - action.ufw.org
Treatment For Farm Workers Now" will end on Sept. 4th, Labor Day weekend, at the State Capitol. If you're in California, please consider joining workers for one of the days of the march.
This Summer Two Farm Workers May Have Already Died From the CA Heat. Tell Gov. Brown Enough Is Enough. ACTION
Business  (tags: farm workers, US, Jerry Brown, California, ethics )

Nancy
- 1108 days ago - action.ufw.org
Please tell Governor Brown he should allow farm workers to enforce the laws that the state cannot enforce. Tell him to sign the "Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act" when it reaches his desk again later this year. To send your letter, please click on the
Farm Workers Abuse ACTION
Business  (tags: ethics, farm workers, Jerry Brown )

Nancy
- 1129 days ago - action.ufw.org
Governor Brown needs to give farm workers the tools to protect themselves and enforce the laws that state cannot. Tell him to sign the "Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act" when it reaches his desk again later this year. To send your letter, please clic
Farmworkers Dare Americans to 'Take Our Jobs!'
Business  (tags: americans, farm workers, illegal immigration, consumers )

Roseann
- 1523 days ago - grist.org
Tired of being vilified as stealing jobs from unemployed American citizens, and hoping to spark realistic discussion of immigration reform, United Farm Workers is teaming up with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert for an awesome campaign called Take Our Job
Why the Slow Food Movement Needs to Help Stop America's Slave Labor
Business  (tags: human rights, farm workers, slavery, fast food, Immokalee, Florida, agriculture, business, crime, government, abuse, humans, society, economy, corporate, consumers )

Tom
- 1992 days ago - alternet.org
If you eat tomatoes, in America, between the months of December and May, chances are some were picked by slaves. Immokalee, Florida, is where 90 percent of the nation's winter tomatoes are grown. We need to be in solidarity with those who grow our food.
Sign Petition: End Sweatshops and Slavery in the Fields
Business  (tags: human rights, farm workers, slavery, fast food, Immokalee, Florida, agriculture, business, crime, government, abuse, humans, society, economy, corporate, consumers )

Tom
- 1992 days ago - tinyurl.com
Burger King and other food industry leaders have not only refused to join Yum! Brands and McDonald's in working with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to improve farm labor conditions, but have actually sought to reverse gains made by workers.
Take Action: Farm Worker Who Died Connected to "Two-Buck Chuck."
Business  (tags: farm workers, Corporate Responsibility )


- 2257 days ago - ufwaction.org
Trader Joe's web site says "we listen to what our customers tell us about the choices we give them." Please ask Trader Joe's to listen and take action today.
Kennedy Joins Fray Over Tomato Pickers
Business  (tags: Burger King, tomato pickers, Ted Kennedy, farm workers )


- 2413 days ago - forbes.com
MIAMI - Four U.S. Senators, including the head of the Senate's health, education and labor committee, on Friday joined advocates to urge Burger King Corp. and Florida tomato growers to help boost farm worker wages.
   

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