Tag: wendys

VICTORY!  Wendy’s not welcome on University of Michigan campus until the fast food giant joins the Fair Food Program!

VICTORY! Wendy’s not welcome on University of Michigan campus until the fast food giant joins the Fair Food Program!

[caption id="attachment_29329" align="aligncenter" width="770"] University of Michigan student marching in the 2017 Fair Food Parade in Columbus, Ohio.[/caption] Student Union Board of Representatives:  "It is the position of the Michigan Union Board of Representatives to not support companies that engage in practices deemed unethical by the Fair Food Program..." One down, three to go, and the "4 for Fair Food" >> Read More
“On Common Ground”: CIW, faith leaders come together in NYC for “an extraordinary conversation”…

“On Common Ground”: CIW, faith leaders come together in NYC for “an extraordinary conversation”…

Campaign for Fair Food event in New York brings together theologians, farm labor human rights activists in what by all accounts was a moving evening of reflection... On Monday, January 28, faith allies packed into Wallace Hall at St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church on Park Avenue in New York – a dozen or so blocks north and a million >> Read More
PART 1: Ohio State University and the 4 for Fair Food Tour

PART 1: Ohio State University and the 4 for Fair Food Tour

[caption id="attachment_25695" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Ohio State University student fasters at the culmination of their seven-day fast in March 2017.[/caption] On International Women's Day, Ohio State University students will join with farmworkers to march on the president’s office and demand an end to Wendy's contract following years of broken promises by President Michael Drake... Today we bring you the first of >> Read More
Get on the bus!  4 for Fair Food Tour caravans are popping up from coast to coast!

Get on the bus! 4 for Fair Food Tour caravans are popping up from coast to coast!

[caption id="attachment_29323" align="aligncenter" width="799"] UNC Chapel Hill students march to demand the removal of Wendy's from their campus in support of the national Wendy’s Boycott (November 2018).[/caption] Make sure to sign up for your seat on the caravan nearest to you to join the CIW in Ohio or Florida during the 4 for Fair Food Tour... Plans are well underway >> Read More
ACTION ROUND-UP: Farmworkers, students and religious allies rally for farmworker justice in Sarasota, Philadelphia, and Miami!

ACTION ROUND-UP: Farmworkers, students and religious allies rally for farmworker justice in Sarasota, Philadelphia, and Miami!

[caption id="attachment_29270" align="aligncenter" width="800"] 100+ students protest alongside farmworkers in Miami, Florida, during a series of November protests in the national Wendy's Boycott.[/caption] CIW's Nely Rodriguez in Miami: "What we are asking is that Wendy’s stop abandoning human rights protections for farmworkers, that they don’t tolerate sexual harassment of women, and that we all move forward with this new day >> Read More
ACTION ALERT: Student/Farmworker Alliance announces “Pulling Back the Curtain on Wendy’s” Week of Action, Oct. 22-28!

ACTION ALERT: Student/Farmworker Alliance announces “Pulling Back the Curtain on Wendy’s” Week of Action, Oct. 22-28!

Today, we bring you big news from the Student/Farmworker Alliance, the ever-growing, national network of students and young people who have been keeping the heat cranked up on Wendy's all year long!  This week, students announced their October National Week of Action, with the theme of "Pulling Back the Curtain on Wendy's".  So mark your calendars, Fair Food Nation, because >> Read More
Women’s rights legend Gloria Steinem calls out Wendy’s for failing to support farmworker women!

Women’s rights legend Gloria Steinem calls out Wendy’s for failing to support farmworker women!

[caption id="attachment_28850" align="aligncenter" width="676"] Farmworker women lead the "How Much Longer, Wendy's?" March through Manhattan in July 2018[/caption] Wendy’s Boycott momentum rolls on through the summer with shoutout from Gloria Steinem, media coverage from La Jornada! The CIW's “How Much Longer, Wendy’s?” March, which took place earlier this month in Manhattan, continues to make waves for Wendy’s, keeping the spotlight >> Read More
No free passes: Wendy’s return to US doesn’t obviate duty to respect workers’ rights… It only puts them back where they started.

No free passes: Wendy’s return to US doesn’t obviate duty to respect workers’ rights… It only puts them back where they started.

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Nearly two hundred farmworkers and consumer allies protested in the rain outside Wendy's annual shareholder meeting in Dublin, Ohio, last week. Photos by Ralph Orr.[/caption] Despite repatriation of tomato purchases from Mexico, the imperative remains the same: Farmworkers in Wendy's supply chains must be protected by the Fair Food Program, the only effective human rights program >> Read More
Half-way home…

Half-way home…

[caption id="attachment_28605" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Nearly 200 protesters – including nearly 50 farmworkers and their families from Immokalee – march outside of the Wendy's Annual Shareholder meeting.  They cheered on Fair Food Nation representatives who attended the meeting, prepared to confront Wendy's executives with tough questions on the company's refusal to join the Fair Food Program.[/caption] Bowing to farmworker and consumer >> Read More
TAKE ACTION NOW: Email Wendy’s executives ahead of Tuesday’s annual shareholder meeting!

TAKE ACTION NOW: Email Wendy’s executives ahead of Tuesday’s annual shareholder meeting!

TODAY: Flood Wendy's Board of Directors' inboxes with support for farm labor justice! Tomorrow, June 5th, Wendy's executives will be meeting with shareholders at their headquarters in Dublin, Ohio — and whether they like it or not, Fair Food is going to be squarely at the top of the agenda.  As we write, dozens of farmworker families are on the >> Read More