Immokalee Workers Return to Chicago for McDonald's Workers' Rights
18 Oct 2006 00:08 GMT
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers — a worker-rights organization for migrant laborers in Immokalee, Florida — is escalating its campaign to pressure McDonald's to raise the wages and organizing rights of laborers who pick tomatoes for the fast-food chain.
The Coalition came to Chicago in March 2006 as part of a 17-city tour, and the Coalition returns with an autumn Midwest Tour, which includes roving pickets across Chicago-area McDonald's and a protest at the McDonald's world headquarters in Oak Brook. Read more
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