Compass Group

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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24 April 2015

USA: Compass Group commits to expanding Fair Food Program standards to crops beyond Florida tomatoes

Author: Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)

"Compass Group pledges to double down on Fair Food commitment!", 24 Apr 2015...

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24 March 2015

Bon Appétit raises awareness about poor working conditions among farmworkers

Author: Maisie Ganzler, Bon Appetit, on Huffington Post blog (USA)

"Got Food? Thank a Farmworker This Week", 23 Mar 2015...

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12 November 2014

USA: Fair Food Program report highlights progress in improving working conditions at tomato farms in Florida

Author: Fair Food Standards Council

"Fair Food Program: 2014 Annual Report", Nov 2014...

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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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5 August 2014
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29 April 2014

Unite plans London living wage IHG protest [UK]

Author: Phil Davies, Travel Weekly Group

The hotel workers’ branch of the Unite union plans a protest...outside a shareholders’ meeting of the Intercontinental Hotel Group in London. The picket is planned over union recognition for members working at the hotel group’s eight managed hotels in...

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5 July 2013
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Author: Oriana Miranda, Diario-Radio UChile

…[E]l informe de la Fundación Paz Ciudadana…revela que, en relación a la disminución de la reincidencia delictual, no hay mayor diferencia entre las cárceles concesionadas y las estatales. Expertos llaman a revisar en profundidad lo que está...

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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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10 February 2012

Trader Joe's signs agreement in labor victory [USA]

Author: Yael Chanoff, San Francisco Bay Guardian [USA]

Trader Joe's...[on] Feb. 9...became the second grocery store chain -- the first was Whole Foods-- to sign an agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW),...pledg[ing] to buy their Florida tomatoes only from companies that comply with the...

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1 February 2012

[PDF] Final Statement by the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Complaint from the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF)...

Author: UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Following a series of discussions from 7 December 2010 to 15 January 2012, the IUF and Compass have reached a settlement on issues relating to Eurest’s operations in Algeria. The settlement reinforces ongoing guarantees that workers at Eurest Algeria...

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