Tag: Supermarkets

CIW, Fair Food allies to rally outside Kroger annual shareholder meeting Thursday in Cincinnati!

[hupso title="CIW, allies rally outside @Kroger shareholder meeting; FFP education team pays respects in #Charleston" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/06/kroger-shareholder-charleston/"] [caption id="attachment_19779" align="aligncenter" width="560"] CIW members and their Ohio-based allies march through downtown Cincinnati after representatives were shut out of last year's Kroger shareholder meeting.[/caption] Rally to call on country's second largest food retailer to join the country's most respected social responsibility program for the protection >> Read More

Kroger slams door on human rights at shareholder meeting in Cincinnati!

[hupso_hide][hupso title="FULL REPORT: @Kroger slams the door on #humanrights!" url="http://ciw-online.org/"] CIW delegation turned away despite holding legitimate proxies; 100 stage impromptu march on Kroger headquarters to protest workers' extraordinary exclusion from supermarket giant's annual shareholder meeting...   No one saw that coming. Since the days of the Taco Bell boycott in the early 2000's, members of the CIW and their allies have >> Read More

Southern California Religious Leaders Sign-on Letter to Trader Joe’s CEO Dan Bane

Dear Mr. Bane: As religious leaders from Southern California, we urge Trader Joe’s to sign a Fair Food agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). Conditions of poverty and lack of rights and cases of modern-day slavery in the fields are everyone’s responsibility. To address these grievous and systemic conditions requires that corporations, growers, farmworkers and consumers all do >> Read More

Fair Food Summit Immokalee

September 15-18, 2011 The Fair Food Summit was three solid days of intense discussions around strategies to escalate the CIW's Supermarket Campaign. To this point, the Campaign has largely eschewed the more aggressive tactics of the CIW's earlier battles on the assumption that the obvious appeal of the unprecedented changes underway in the fields today through the Fair Food Program >> Read More
MUST-SEE new supermarket video launches!

MUST-SEE new supermarket video launches!

CIW Supermarket Campaign! Ready to take action now? You're in luck: First - Click here to send emails to the CEO's of Publix, Ahold, (owner of Stop & Shop and Giant), Kroger, and Trader Joe's, demanding they work with the CIW for farm labor justice... Then - SAVE THE DATE! - Campaign for Fair Food announces dates for BIG spring >> Read More

Take Action Today! Supermarket E-Action

By leveraging its high-volume purchasing power, the U.S. supermarket industry plays an active role in farmworker exploitation. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), an internationally recognized farmworker organization based in Florida, is changing this reality through its Campaign for Fair Food. With the four largest fast-food companies (McDonald's, Yum Brands, Burger King, and Subway) and three largest foodservice providers (Compass >> Read More
Supermarket Week of Action Nov. 18-26, 2009

Supermarket Week of Action Nov. 18-26, 2009

In Baltimore, Fair Food activists took their rights as consumers seriously and visited several stores, including this Giant grocery, to be heard... ... by managers, who received the CIW manager letter in stores across the country, like this one in DC. Here's an excerpt of what the managers read: "As a customer of your supermarket, I am contacting you to >> Read More