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26 June 2015

Fairfood calls on Ahold & Delhaize to guarantee fair wages in supply chain following merger

Author: Fairfood International

"Fairfood congratulates Ahold and Delhaize with merger"...

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17 April 2015

Ahold announces discussions with Coalition of Immokalee Workers on joining Fair Food Program

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Company response
14 October 2014

Ahold's response

Author: Ahold

We share Fairfood’s goal of improving working conditions in developing countries and have played an active role to improve working conditions in our supply chain...We mandate that all our suppliers adhere to our Standards of Engagement which require...

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7 October 2014

Morocco: Fairfood calls for living wage at European supermarkets' tomato suppliers; Ahold, Tesco & Sainsbury's respond

Fairfood's new report finds tomato workers supplying European supermarkets receive compensation below the living wage. We invited Ahold, Sainsbury's and Tesco to respond.  The companies' responses are provided below....

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2 September 2014

USA: Fair Food Coalition urges Ahold, Publix, Wendy's & others to sign pact on tomato farm workers' rights

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and its allies have long urged companies that source from Florida tomato farms to sign the Fair Food agreement, which gives workers greater protections against forced labour and other abuses, and guarantees them a...

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Company response
14 April 2014

Response by Ahold: re calls to join US pact on farm workers' rights

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31 March 2014

Coalition of Immokalee Workers campaign for Ahold to join Fair Food Program (USA)

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and allied groups have campaigned for several years for Ahold, which owns the US supermarket chains Giant, Martin's Food Markets and Stop & Shop, and the online grocery retailer Peapod, to join the Fair...

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15 May 2013

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights 'Impressed' With Fair Food Program

Author: Greg Asbed, Co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, in Huffington Post Blog

"The [UN] Working Group [on business & human rights] was impressed by how...governance gaps relating to labour issues were addressed by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers"...The UN statement comes as the latest in a series of strong, high-level...

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1 September 2012

Fair Food Program helps end the use of slavery in the tomato fields [USA]

Author: [opinion] Holly Burkhalter, International Justice Mission, in Washington Post

Since 1997, the Justice Department has prosecuted seven cases of slavery in the Florida agricultural industry — four involving tomato harvesters — freeing more than 1,000 men and women. The...catalogue of horrors: abductions, pistol whippings,...

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19 July 2012

Florida tomato grower settles suit filed by EEOC

Author: Amy Bennett Williams, News-Press [Florida, USA]

One of the state’s major tomato growers will pay two women $150,000 and change the way it deals with harassment complaints to settle a federal lawsuit. The women, who worked in DiMare Ruskin’s Immokalee fields for three months, were sexually harassed...

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