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CIW, Fair Food allies to rally outside Kroger annual shareholder meeting Thursday in Cincinnati!

[hupso title=”CIW, allies rally outside @Kroger shareholder meeting; FFP education team pays respects in #Charleston” url=”http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/06/kroger-shareholder-charleston/”]  Rally to call on country’s second largest food retailer to join the country’s most respected social responsibility program for the protection of farm labor rights in its supply chain;Also: CIW education team in South Carolina pays respects at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston…On Thursday, June 24th, in Cincinnati, Ohio, local clergy, students, and residents with the Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center and Ohio Fair Food will join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for a demonstration outside the 2015 Kroger’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders.  Together, they will call on […]

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Kroger slams door on human rights at shareholder meeting in Cincinnati!

CIW delegation turned away despite holding legitimate proxies; 100 stage impromptu march on Kroger headquarters to protest workers’ extraordinary exclusion from supermarket giant’s annual shareholder meeting…

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Southern California Religious Leaders Sign-on Letter to Trader Joe’s CEO Dan Bane

Dear Mr. Bane:
As religious leaders from Southern California, we urge Trader Joe’s to sign a Fair Food agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).

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Fair Food Summit Immokalee

September 15-18, 2011 The Fair Food Summit was three solid days of intense discussions around strategies to escalate the CIW’s Supermarket Campaign. To this point, the Campaign has largely eschewed the more aggressive tactics of the CIW’s earlier battles on the assumption that the obvious appeal of the unprecedented changes underway in the fields today through the Fair Food Program would be sufficient to convince the supermarkets of the value of participation. The supermarkets’ rejection of the historic opportunity to contribute to real farm labor reforms, however, has fueled indignation among Fair Food activists around the country, and their patience […]

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MUST-SEE new supermarket video launches!

By leveraging its high-volume purchasing power, the U.S. supermarket industry plays an active role in farmworker exploitation.

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Take Action Today! Supermarket E-Action

By leveraging its high-volume purchasing power, the U.S. supermarket industry plays an active role in farmworker exploitation. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), an internationally recognized farmworker organization based in Florida, is changing this reality through its Campaign for Fair Food. With the four largest fast-food companies (McDonald’s, Yum Brands, Burger King, and Subway) and three largest foodservice providers (Compass Group, Aramark, and Sodexo) having signed Fair Food agreements with the CIW, the focus now falls squarely on the $550 billion supermarket industry. And with the exception of Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s, the two speciality supermarket chains that […]

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Supermarket Week of Action Nov. 18-26, 2009

Photo report on the Supermarket Week of Action 2009

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