Tomato pickers protest at Burger King...

Tomato pickers protest at Burger King Miami HQ

There are 1 comment on the Reuters story from Nov 30, 2007, titled Tomato pickers protest at Burger King Miami HQ. In it, Reuters reports that:

“They are actually working to take those gains away.”

By Jim Loney

MIAMI (Reuters) - Hundreds of demonstrators, many wearing T-shirts reading "Burger King exploits farmworkers," staged a noisy protest at the fast-food giant's Miami headquarters on Friday to press demands for a penny-a-pound pay increase for tomato pickers.

Burger King is the latest target in a long campaign by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers that successfully pressured restaurant giants McDonald's Corp and Yum Brands Inc to pay an extra penny per pound (0.45 kg) to pickers. Read more

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“I'm just one vote.”

Since: Sep 07

Washington, D.C.

#1 Dec 1, 2007
Be a good time to send in ICE agents and find all those illegal alien farm workers and deport them.

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