Compass Group

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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14 October 2010

Tomato grower, harvesters strike historic accord [USA]

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

After years of impasse, one of the nation's largest tomato growers has made peace with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers...Pacific Tomato Growers [part of Sunripe Produce] pledged to improve its working conditions and pay harvesters a penny more per...

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16 November 2010

Tasty deal: Farmworkers get raise, agreement with tomato growers [USA]

Author: Laura Layden, Naples News [USA]

Florida farmworkers will get a long-awaited raise. On Tuesday, the leaders of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange shook hands and signed an agreement they described as nothing short of historic...They will pass...

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16 November 2010

USA: Immokalee Workers sign pact with tomato industry association guaranteeing protection of labour rights and fair wage

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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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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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 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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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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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 August 2014
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