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CIW and Bon Appetit Fighting for Food Justice: San Francisco Bay Guardian

Food management company Bon Appetit in Palo Alto has built a good reputation as a sustainable company, buying its produce and other foodstuffs as locally and organically as possible. “I’ve learned a lot working here,” said Jon Hall, head chef … Continue reading

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Farm Workers’ Wages to Increase Under Labor Agreement: Washington Post

A victory decision for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), farm workers and tomato growers: Read the stories here and here. In what Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis called a “huge victory” for farm workers, one of the country’s largest … Continue reading

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Bon Appetit Food Provider Make Historic Agreement

UNITED STATES: Last month, the Washington Post reported that organizing to achieve fair and just working conditions, The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, and Bon Appetit, a large “socially responsible” food provider, have agreed: (…) to boycott Florida tomatoes if growers … Continue reading

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CIW Representative Lucas Benitez Talks on the Campaign for Fair Food

From Eat Well Guide: A short interview with CIW representative Lucas Benitez on working conditions, worker’s rights, health and wage issues and the Campaign for Fair Food.

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