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Workers March Across the Country to Protest Taco Bell

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A group of migrant farm workers, college students, and activists from around the country converged on the globalheadquarters of Taco Bell yesterday to demand that the corporation take responsibility for the sweatshop conditionsin the fields where its tomatoes are grown and picked. The action capped a two-week Truth Tour across the country,organized by the Coalition for Immokalee Workers. The Coalition is a community based worker organization located inImmokalee, Florida, the heart of the country’s tomato industry. The Truth Tour follows months of protests at TacoBell restaurants across the country.Guest:

  • Laura Germino, Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

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