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21 May 2010

A Campaign for Fair Food - The Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Author: Andrew Stelzer, Latino USA, National Public Radio

At today’s piece rate, Florida farmworkers have to pick more than two-and-a-half tons of tomatoes to earn the equivalent of Florida’s minimum wage for a 10-hour workday. And, because of exclusions from key labor reform measures, farmworkers do not...

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16 April 2010

Pickers want Florida chain to pay more for tomatoes

Author: Tamara Lush, Associated Press

After persuading McDonald's, Whole Foods and Subway that they should pay an extra penny per pound for tomatoes, a farmworkers group is taking on supermarket giant Publix. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers will kick off a three-day march Friday to try...

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2 April 2010

Food giant Aramark agrees to pay increase for tomato farmworkers [USA]

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

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers [CIW] has scored another victory... Food service giant Aramark agreed to pay extra for Florida tomatoes produced under a strict code of conduct... The odd man out in the food-service industry is Sodexo, the only one...

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1 April 2010

Students call on Sodexo to follow suit as Aramark agrees to work with CIW

Author: Student Farmworker Alliance

...Aramark has agreed to work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to directly improve farmworker wages and working conditions in the tomato fields of Florida... Sodexo now stands isolated as the only major food service provider to not yet...

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1 April 2010

USA: Aramark agrees with Immokalee workers on pay & working conditions code for tomato pickers - Sodexo has refused but says it is in talks with worker group

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15 May 2008

Employees protest Aramark practices [USA]

Author: L. M. Sixel, Houston Chronicle [USA]

Aramark employees…protest[ed] what they describe as low wages, unaffordable health insurance and off-the-clock work assignments…The SEIU [Service Employees International Union] is seeking a nationwide card check neutrality agreement, which typically...

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11 May 2008

USA: Aramark employees protest poor working conditions - company says "not aware of any issues"

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11 May 2008
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Author: Texasenlinea.com

Decenas de trabajadores que laboran para la empresa Aramark…protestar[on] contra lo que consideran condiciones laborales injustas. Además, acusaron a la empresa…de irregularidades que pueden poner en riesgo la salud de los consumidores. “No tenemos...

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12 June 2006

[PDF] Black Enterprise Announces the 40 Best Companies for Diversity - Second Annual Diversity Report Reveals the Top Performers in Minority Supplier, Workforce Management, and Board Representation

Author: Black Enterprise

Among the top 40, Denny's Corp. was cited for making significant progress in all four key areas. Diversity leaders such as Eastman Kodak Co., PepsiCo, and Bank of America have excelled at seeking out and doing business with black suppliers. FedEx...

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9 November 2005

Women win sexual harassment case against Aramark [USA]

Author: Sioux City Journal [USA]

A federal jury on Monday awarded more than $600,000 to two former Aramark Uniform Services employees in a sexual harassment case.

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