Category: McDonald’s Campaign Archive

SAVE THE DATE! April 13-14…

SAVE THE DATE! April 13-14…

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers announces a major mobilization for farmworker justice, April 13-14, 2007, in the greater Chicago area.  Make your plans to join us for historic actions that will usher in a new phase in the Campaign for Fair Food. CIW: “Today, we are tired, in the words of Martin Luther King Jr., of ‘relying on the good >> Read More
Critics say fast feeder should address farm workers’ ‘subpoverty’ wages, conditions

Critics say fast feeder should address farm workers’ ‘subpoverty’ wages, conditions

By Lisa Jennings OAK BROOK, Ill. (Dec. 12) - McDonald's Corp.'s support for new workplace policies created by Florida farmers has drawn a firestorm of criticism from the labor coalition whose four-year boycott of Taco Bell led to its March agreement to pay a penny a pound more for Florida tomatoes. With no less a human-rights champion than former President >> Read More

2006 McDONALD’s MIDWEST TOUR HIGHLIGHTS!

Don't miss the review of our exciting week in Chicago, including a powerful action at McDonald's global HQ and a marathon day of protests as the CIW and local allies hit the streets of Chicago!... Click here for the photos, video, and full report from the tour! Plus, don't miss the reports and highlights from last month's Chipotle tour!

ROLANDO THE CLOWN (RONALD’S LONG-LOST HALF BROTHER)

SIGHTED AT McDONALD'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE IN CHICAGO! Rolando and his crew hit the streets to help the crowd gathered for the annual holiday parade reflect on the true meaning of the traditional harvest festival. With thousands of flyers and a parade-sized banner, Ronaldo and his justice-minded team of helpers cast a little light on how McDonald's thanks the farmworkers >> Read More

Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade with Rolando the Clown

For years, the McDonald's corporation and local McDonald's owners have participated in Chicago's famous Thanksgiving Day Parade. Their floats (and, this year, McDonad's lead sponsorship of the parade) have served to remind Chicagoans and the country of just how much, in the words of a press release for this year's parade, "McDonald's cares about our communities and our children..." (never >> Read More