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Ben & Jerry’s Signs Labor Agreement Protecting Farmworkers

HeadlineOct 04, 2017
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And dairy workers who supply ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s have signed a labor agreement that will see new protections for the mostly immigrant farmworkers in Vermont. The legally binding deal, known as the Milk with Dignity Program, creates a farmworker-authored code of conduct for Ben and Jerry’s supply chain, gives workers a bonus in each paycheck and creates a third-party monitoring agency to enforce the agreement.

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