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URGENT: Protect Farmworkers Organizing on Your Contract Farms ACTION
Business  (tags: farmworkers, contract farms, unions, Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco Internationalorganizing la )

Nancy
- 1734 days ago - act.aflcio.org
Call on all tobacco manufacturers, especially Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco International, to change this outrageous behavior of threats and violence.
Send a Message to Chipotle's CEO ACTION
Business  (tags: farmworkers, Chipotle, Florida, tomato Fair Food Agreement, pickers, Immokalee, ethics )

Nancy
- 2431 days ago - sumofus.org
...you just have to unwrap the burrito a little bit to realize the way Chipotle purchases the tomatoes for its salsa undercuts the advances in working conditions Florida farmworkers have fought to win.
High Country News -- Plowing Under the Fields of Shame
Business  (tags: California, Farmworkers, High Country News, Organizations, Sexual Abuse, Women )

Barry
- 4018 days ago - opednews.com
Women farm workers are subject to low pay and hard work, and likely abuse from supervisors and fellow workers. All the while they are reluctant to complain or quit because they are so needy. One effort to deal with the abuse is the Bandana Project.
Bush Proposes to Drive Down the Already Low Wages of Farmworkers
Business  (tags: bush administration, low wages, farmworkers, poverty, economy )

Simone
- 4088 days ago - enn.com
 The Bush administration's Department of Labor announced plans to gut regulations governing the nation's agricultural guestworker program today. The proposed changes threaten to significantly cut farmworker wages, lower the bar on farmworker housing,
   

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