Tag: Nelson Peltz

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
Fair Food Nation gears up for the June 5th Wendy’s Annual Shareholder meeting!

Fair Food Nation gears up for the June 5th Wendy’s Annual Shareholder meeting!

[caption id="attachment_28566" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Farmworkers' freshly-drying artwork for the upcoming Wendy's shareholder meeting.[/caption] "Time's Up, Wendy's!"  40+ farmworkers, scores of allies to descend on Columbus to confront Wendy's executives over failure to protect human rights in burger giant's supply chain... Less than a week to go! We are in the final stretch before Wendy's Annual Shareholder meeting, which will take >> Read More
ACTION ALERT: Look us in the eye, Wendy’s!  Farmworker women and men to confront Wendy’s Board at shareholder meeting…

ACTION ALERT: Look us in the eye, Wendy’s! Farmworker women and men to confront Wendy’s Board at shareholder meeting…

[caption id="attachment_26298" align="aligncenter" width="799"] Dozens of farmworkers and allies emerge from last year's 2017 Wendy's Annual Shareholder Meeting after calling on the executive board to take responsibility for the human rights abuses in the company's supply chain.[/caption] June 5th in Columbus, Ohio, farmworkers, allies will descend on Wendy's annual shareholder meeting! We are one month away from Wendy's annual shareholder >> Read More
Blowback!  Pop culture media explodes with news of Wendy’s attack on farmworker women, response from #TimesUp leaders…

Blowback! Pop culture media explodes with news of Wendy’s attack on farmworker women, response from #TimesUp leaders…

InStyle (with an audience of 9.5 million) posted the above video at the top of their story on Alyssa Milano's powerful response to Wendy's outrageous claim that farmworker women were "exploiting" the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. People Magazine (76 million readers): "Alyssa Milano Slams Wendy's 'Outrageous' Response Amid Farmworkers' Protest of Fast Food Chain..." Elle Magazine (26 million readers): "The >> Read More

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