Taco Bell (part of YUM!)
Taco Bell website: http://www.tacobell.com
Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com
Borrowing a tactic from anti-sweatshop campaigns, tomato pickers seek a sustainable living wage by appealing to Taco Bell, the primary purchaser of the tomatoes they pick.
Author: Timothy O'Hara, Herald Tribune [Florida]
...The group is picketing Taco Bell, because it buys most of its tomatoes from Immokalee and has refused to sit down with workers to hear their concerns.
Author: Dave Anderton, Deseret News [Salt Lake City, USA]
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a grass-roots organization based in Florida, includes farmworkers who say they are incensed at the stagnant wages and poor living conditions of tomato pickers. And Taco Bell, they claim, is one of the nation's...
Author: Anti-Slavery International
Activists in the United States are launching a mass demonstration against US fast-food giant Taco Bell on 24 February, protesting its tolerance of labour exploitation by its suppliers...Taco Bell uses tomatoes "produced in what can only be described as...
Author: Duncan Campbell, Guardian [UK]
Dispute over poor pay by contractors highlights plight of immigrant workers - The American fast food giant Taco Bell has been buying tomatoes produced by slave and sweatshop labour, according to a group of Florida tomato pickers who held a 10-day...
Author: Bob Purvis, Arizona Daily Wildcat
UA [University of Arizona] students joined a group of campus protests across the country, including some at Cornell University and University of Southern California, to boycott Taco Bell for their connection to a tomato farm in Florida with substandard...
Author: Julia Crouse, The Ledger [Florida, USA]
Angered by what he thought was his employer's failure to deal with racial slurs and discrimination, Jason Keaton decided to do something about it...His suit is against JEM Restaurant Group, a South Carolina based company that owns Taco Bell, Kentucky...
Author: United Press International
John Banzhaf III of George Washington University is sending certified letters to the six major fast-food chains -- McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, KFC [part of YUM!], Taco Bell [part of YUM!] and Pizza Hut [part of YUM!] -- as a first step in a...
Author: Neil Buckley, Financial Times
The restaurant industry will today demand congressional protection from lawsuits over obesity - a day before lawyers gather in Boston for the first big conference to discuss ways of suing the food industry. [refers to McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's,...
Federal labor officials fined a company [Border Patrol Wisconsin Inc.] operating 25 Taco Bells in Wisconsin $75,735 on Wednesday for employing underaged workers beyond the hours allowed under federal law.
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