CURRENT CALL TO ACTION
On July 19, join farmworkers to demand, "Wendy's, How Much Longer?" as we march on Board Chair Nelson Peltz's offices in New York City!
Following Wendy’s move to repatriate its tomato purchases from Mexico in response to consumers’ human rights concerns – but continued refusal to join the Fair Food Program – farmworkers and allies prepare to turn up the heat on the company’s leadership in the Big Apple!
Mark your calendars, Fair Food Nation!
On July 19, Immokalee farmworkers and their families will return to Manhattan for a major march to demand that Wendy’s, the final fast food hold-out from the Fair Food Program, make an unequivocal commitment to human rights, once and for all. We invite you to join us in New York City as we return to Nelson Peltz’s now-storied offices at Trian Partners, 280 Park Ave., to bring Wendy’s all the way home to the Fair Food Program! Here’s all the details you need to make your plans:
CAMPAIGN NEWS & UPDATES
BREAKING: WENDY'S MAKES SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT AT JUNE 5 SHAREHOLDER MEETING!
JUNE 8, 2018
Bowing to farmworker and consumer pressure, Wendy’s declares intention to bring tomato purchases back to U.S. “by the end of the year” in surprise announcement at annual shareholder meeting in Dublin, Ohio!
Company stops short, however, of joining award-winning Fair Food Program, instead shifts purchases to greenhouse operations outside the FFP and professes blind faith in failed third-party audits…
WHY BOYCOTT WENDY'S?
For years, farmworkers with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their allies have called on Wendy’s to join all of its major competitors in the Presidential Medal-winning Fair Food Program, a uniquely successful approach to eliminating human rights abuses in the agricultural industry. Instead of joining the Program, Wendy’s has taken its tomato purchases to Mexico, where workers continue to confront wage theft, gender-based violence, child labor, and even slavery without access to protections. Now tens of thousands strong, and endorsed by over a hundred organizations, the boycott will only continue to grow until Wendy's does the right thing.
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The Wendy’s Boycott has been built through a commitment to community, action, farmworker justice and the broader movement for Fair Food. It is through this commitment that we are able to strengthen the boycott, and ensure that our network can fuel the growing demand for justice from farmworkers, people of faith, students and consumers of conscience.
Every contribution goes a long way in not just supporting the burgeoning boycott, but supporting farmworkers' vision for dignity and respect in the U.S. agricultural industry for years to come.