Headquarters in USA
Wendy's was part of Wendy's/Arby's Group from 2008 to 2011.
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USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Bringing rights home: Four reasons why the US must act to curb rights abuses by companies domestically, not just abroad
Author: Gregory Regaignon, North America Researcher & Research Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
The US Government, led by the State Department, is preparing a National Action Plan on responsible business practice...a huge opportunity to address responsibility for companies’ impacts on society in a comprehensive way. It could enable the...
Author: Andrew Adam Newman, New York Times (USA)
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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...
Author: Julie Jargon, Wall Street Journal
McDonald’s Corp. is gearing up for more action on the part of a fast food workers group that’s been criticizing the company for paying low wages...A McDonald’s spokeswoman...said, “Our focus remains on our valued employees and the career opportunities...
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Author: Joel Makower, GreenBiz.com
Today, McDonald’s announces that it will begin purchasing verified sustainable beef in 2016, the first step on a quest to purchase sustainable beef for all of its burgers worldwide...[Getting to this point involved] engaging the global beef industry,...
Author: Karen McVeigh, Guardian (UK)
US workers in the fast-food industry staged a one-day strike in dozens of cities...calling for better wages and the right to unionise...The striking workers are part of a coalition of unions, campaign groups, clergy and community members...They want...