Members of the Florida-based Coalition of Immokalee Workers are urging the fast-food giant Chipotle to sign on to a fair food program already agreed to by McDonalds and Burger King. The Denver-based Chipotle has refused to sign a contract that would ensure a living wage and humane conditions for workers who pick the tomatoes it purchases. This weekend, the Immokalee workers will target a festival in Denver that is promoted by Chipotle, that features music, food, chefs and local farmers -- but no farm workers. We're joined by Gerardo Reyes-Chavez, a farm worker and organizer with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
Published on Oct 3, 2012 by democracynow