Sunday, 2 March 2014

Victory for tomato pickers: Walmart signs contract

Walmart has signed the Fair Food Programme of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), In these times reports. The coalition has been campaigning for years to get large buyers of tomatoes, such as fast food chains and supermarkets, to take reponsibility for decent labour conditions in the tomato fields.
The CIW has asked Dutch supermarket giant Ahold to sign on to the programme as well, but says it got a ‘public relations doublespeak response’.

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