Tag: Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry’s CEO: “It’s an agreement that puts the worker in charge of workers’ rights.”

Ben & Jerry’s CEO: “It’s an agreement that puts the worker in charge of workers’ rights.”

[caption id="attachment_26914" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Enrique Balcazar of the advocacy organization Migrant Justice, left, and Jostein Solheim, the chief executive of Ben & Jerry’s, right, in Burlington, Vt., on Tuesday announcing an agreement to help farm workers. Photo and caption, Caleb Kenna for The New York Times[/caption] Enrique Balcazar of Migrant Justice: "It is a great victory and an honor for >> Read More

“It’s a new day in dairy”: Migrant Justice, Ben & Jerry’s sign agreement to launch Milk with Dignity Program in Vermont dairy industry!

[caption id="attachment_26898" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Members of Migrant Justice and Ben & Jerry's CEO Joestein Solheim sign and hold aloft a mock Milk with Dignity agreement on Tuesday outside Ben & Jerry's flagship store in Burlington, VT.[/caption]New York Times: "Ben & Jerry's signs a landmark agreement today to beef up the rights of often exploited dairy workers in VT"...Migrant Justice's Enrique >> Read More

TODAY: Vermont dairy workers, consumer allies march on Ben & Jerry’s factory!

Marchers will deliver powerful letter from national human rights organizations including ACLU, the Center for Constitutional Rights, Columbia University Law School Human Rights Clinic, and Human Rights Watch, calling on Ben & Jerry's to sign Milk with Dignity agreement without further delay!Show YOUR support for Vermont's Migrant Justice by joining the photo petition on social media today!As dawn broke this >> Read More

BREAKING: Ben & Jerry’s commits to work with Vermont dairy workers toward agreement to adopt Milk with Dignity Program in company’s Northeast dairy supply chain!

[hupso title=".@BenAndJerrys commits to work with #VT dairy workers towards #MilkWithDignity Agreement!" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/06/ben-jerrys-commits/"][caption id="attachment_22168" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 150+ march in the streets of Burlington in support of the Milk with Dignity Campaign on Saturday, June 20th[/caption]Ben & Jerry's commits to serious talks with Migrant Justice, key elements of Milk with Dignity Program...Chances look good that, soon, you will be able to enjoy Ben & Jerry's >> Read More

ACTION ALERT: “We need Milk with Dignity!”

[hupso title="ACTION ALERT: We need #MilkWithDignity! Support @MigrantJustice dairy workers today..." url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/05/milk-dignity-action/"] Vermont dairy workers declare June 20th as national Day of Action, launch petition in support of brand-new Milk with Dignity Campaign! Last week, we shared the exciting news -- via an excellent article in the national hub for food movement news, Civil Eats -- that Vermont dairy workers >> Read More