Tag: Vermont dairy

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

New York Times hails efforts by Vermont dairy workers, CIW, Worker-driven Social Responsibility model!

[hupso title=".@NYTimes hails efforts by @MigrantJustice, @CIW and Worker-driven Social Responsibility model! #WSR" url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/07/nyt-wsr/"][caption id="attachment_22275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dairy worker Victor Diaz in Burlington, Vermont. Photo Credit: Caleb Kenna, New York Times[/caption]"Success" of "innovative movements" by workers from Vermont to Florida earns spread in U.S.'s most-read newspaper...Just in time for the Fourth of July weekend, the movement for Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR) rocketed into the national spotlight >> Read More
Are you ready?  VT workers’ Milk with Dignity National Day of Action around the corner…

Are you ready? VT workers’ Milk with Dignity National Day of Action around the corner…

[hupso title="Are you ready?  VT workers' #MilkWithDignity June 20th Day of Action around the corner..." url="http://ciw-online.org/blog/2015/06/mwd-around-the-corner/"]Dairy workers, allies gearing up for June 20th Day of Action;Meanwhile, CIW and Worker-driven Social Responsibility take center stage at CGI America in Denver!Even as the season winds down in Immokalee, the ever-expanding Fair Food movement is gearing up for an action-filled summer!  Last week, we shared an exciting report >> Read More