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

Author: Yael Chanoff, San Francisco Bay Guardian [USA], Published on: 10 February 2012

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 CIW’s list of working conditions. According to...CIW solidarity organizer Liz Fitzgerald,...the "code of conduct" includes “zero tolerance for sexual harassment or modern day slavery..., basic human rights like that." [refers to signatories Taco Bell (part of YUM!), McDonald's, Burger King, Subway, Compass Group, Bon Appetit, Aramark, Sodexo]

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Related companies: Aramark Bon Appetit Management (part of Compass Group) Burger King Compass Group McDonald's Publix Sodexo Subway Taco Bell (part of YUM!) Trader Joe's (part of Aldi Nord) Whole Foods Market (part of Amazon) YUM!