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Wal-Mart Joins Fair Food Program to Raise Farmworker Wages

HeadlineJan 17, 2014

The world’s largest retailer has signed onto an agreement to improve wages and working conditions for farmworkers in its supply chain. According to the Coalition for Immokalee Workers, about 30,000 workers will directly benefit from Wal-Mart’s decision to join its Fair Food Program. Eleven other companies have joined the program, including Chipotle, McDonald’s and Whole Foods.

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