Shows featuring Marc Rodrigues

  • "This Agreement Has Incredible Importance for Our Movement"–Immokalee Workers Win Agreement with Subway over Tomato Prices in Florida Tomatovictoryweb
    The Coalition of Immokalee Workers reached an agreement last week with Subway, the third largest fast-food chain in the world and the biggest fast-food buyer of Florida tomatoes. Subway now joins other fast-food giants, McDonald’s, Taco Bell and Burger King, that have all agreed to pay farm workers at least another penny per pound of tomatoes they harvest and improve working conditions....
    December 10, 2008 | Story
  • Did Burger King Target and Spy on Tomato Pickers Rights Groups? Bkweb
    In Florida, groups organizing for tomato pickers’ rights say they might have been spied on and vilified online by the fast-food conglomerate Burger King. The Fort Myers News-Press traced threatening emails directed at the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Student/Farmworker Alliance to Burger King’s corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida. We speak with the reporter who broke...
    April 14, 2008 | Story