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2011-02-24 19:11:00

Pressure mounts for fast-growing chain to sign Fair Food agreement with Coalition of Immokalee Workers in light of historic breakthrough with Florida tomato growers IMMOKALEE, Fla., Feb.

2010-11-16 13:02:00

Report Describes Dangerous Work Conditions, Relentless Harassment MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov.

2010-07-22 13:53:00

Museum to visit historic landmarks, places of worship, and community centers July 25 to August 14 IMMOKALEE, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum consists of a produce truck of the same model in which farmworkers were locked and chained as part of recent slavery operations (U.S.

2010-07-14 16:12:00

Employers put workers at risk when not providing adequate protection from the heat OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With many regions of the state hitting triple-digit temperatures, Cal/OSHA urges employers to make sure they are in full compliance with the heat illness prevention standard.

2010-06-24 17:19:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a visit to Olvera Street in Los Angeles, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced $78,410,000 in grant funds through the National Farmworker Jobs Program.

2010-06-24 14:57:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a visit to Olvera Street in Los Angeles, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced $78,410,000 in grant funds through the National Farmworker Jobs Program.

2010-06-16 15:25:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

2010-04-01 09:13:00

IMMOKALEE, Fla., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to an escalating campaign waged by students across the country, Aramark has agreed to work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to directly improve farmworker wages and working conditions in the tomato fields of Florida.

2009-09-25 10:56:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Group North America and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) are proud to announce a partnership that will improve the working conditions of agricultural workers who harvest fresh tomatoes grown in Florida.


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