Tag: Nelson Peltz

MEDIA ROUND-UP: From NYC to Palm Beach, Wendy’s Board Chair Nelson Peltz’s hometown papers lift up Fair Food…

Following protests in New York City and West Palm Beach, national and local news shine spotlight on Wendy's refusal to join the Fair Food Program and do its part to support efforts to end sexual violence against women in the fields... Last Sunday afternoon, farmworker women and their families, alongside South Florida allies, kept a fall season of action rolling with a protest at >> Read More
CIW’s Lupe Gonzalo on Nelson Peltz refusal to meet following massive march in NYC: “This was not as simple as refusing a group of people…”

CIW’s Lupe Gonzalo on Nelson Peltz refusal to meet following massive march in NYC: “This was not as simple as refusing a group of people…”

“... It was an acceptance of the violence and sexual harassment that continues to happen in the fields.” PHOTO REPORT: 250+ march to the New York offices of Wendy’s Board Chair Nelson Peltz to demand an end to sexual violence against women farmworkers! During Manhattan’s packed rush hour on Monday evening, well over two hundred consumer allies from around New >> Read More

TODAY: Stand with farmworker women by calling Wendy’s Board Chairman Nelson Peltz!

[caption id="attachment_22933" align="aligncenter" width="600"] CIW members, Fair Food allies outside the office of Wendy's Board Chairman Nelson Peltz in New York City at the launch of the nationwide boycott in March of 2016.[/caption]CIW Women to Wendy's leadership:  "We need Wendy’s to join its peers in order to expand these crucial, life-changing gains to the hundreds of thousands of farmworker women who >> Read More

Starting today (Friday, 11/10), the Harvest without Violence Campaign hits New York City!

Farmworker women take fight to end sexual violence to the doorstep of Wendy's Board Chair, Nelson Peltz...CIW Women's Group to remind Peltz of his fellow CEO's words of warning (Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook):  “If you know something is happening and you fail to take action, whether you are a man or a woman — especially when you are in power — you are >> Read More
Farmworker women to Wendy’s CEO: “Sexual violence has been our daily bread for decades”…

Farmworker women to Wendy’s CEO: “Sexual violence has been our daily bread for decades”…

CIW Women's Group pens powerful letters to Wendy's CEO Todd Penegor & Board Chair Nelson Peltz to educate company leaders on farmworker women's struggle against sexual harassment and assault in the fields, request meeting to discuss sexual violence against women in Wendy's supply chain face-to-face; Penegor and Peltz's response to date?  Two weeks of silence, and counting... Also: CIW puts final >> Read More

Wendy’s Board Chairman and billionaire investor Nelson Peltz to rabbis: “I have plenty of rabbis in my life…”

[caption id="attachment_26304" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A delegation of rabbis from T'ruah: A Rabbinic Call for Human Rights in the main lobby of the offices of Wendy's Board Chairman, Nelson Peltz, in Manhattan this past Monday[/caption]Rabbis to Peltz: "Mr. Peltz had better prepare himself to have more and more rabbis in his life."T'ruah:  "Each day that you continue to turn your back >> Read More

Rabbi Barbara Penzner: “What is Nelson Peltz teaching his sons at their bar mitzvah celebration?…”

[caption id="attachment_24268" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rabbi Barbara Penzner, middle, speaks with Jon Esformes, Chief Operating Officer of Sunripe Certified Brands (Pacific Tomato Growers) during a 2011 visit to Immokalee.[/caption]Jewish blog turns up heat on Wendy's Board Chairman Nelson Peltz for lavish bar mitzvah, even as Peltz blocks better wages, working conditions for farmworkers at last week's shareholder meeting...Nelson Peltz is a very wealthy >> Read More

Final media round-up from Workers’ Voice Tour! News of Wendy’s boycott spreads far and wide…

[caption id="attachment_23746" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 500+ marchers wind through Palm Beach's exclusive Worth Avenue shopping district on Saturday the 12th of March.[/caption]From New York to Florida, media coverage of Workers' Voice Tour builds pressure on Wendy's, billionaire chairman Nelson Peltz, to join Fair Food Program...Even as the chants for farmworker justice echoed off the bougainvillea-covered walls of Worth Ave in Palm Beach a few short >> Read More

“If you’re going to make an impression, come to the place where the chairman is on holiday”…

[caption id="attachment_23725" align="aligncenter" width="650"] More than 500 marchers stretch from end to end of the bridge that connects West Palm Beach to Palm Beach on Saturday, as the ten-day Workers' Voice Tour wrapped up with a massive protest and rally in the exclusive barrier island community where Nelson Peltz, billionaire hedge fund manager and Wendy's Chairman of the Board, has >> Read More

Workers embark on Workers’ Voice Tour with wind in their sails thanks to National Council of Churches’ open letter to Wendy’s, Brolick, and Peltz!

[caption id="attachment_23429" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A sign outside the Faith United Church of Christ this week wishes CIW members well as they head out on the Workers' Voice Tour, which starts this week in New York City. The sign echoes the strongly-worded support expressed in the National Council of Church's open letter to Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick and the Chairman of Wendy's Board >> Read More