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Immokalee Workers Return to Chicago for McDonald's Workers' Rights

Immokalee The Coalition of Immokalee Workers — a worker-rights organization for migrant laborers in Immokalee, Florida — is escalating its campaign to pressure McDonald's to raise the wages and organizing rights of laborers who pick tomatoes for the fast-food chain.

The Coalition came to Chicago in March 2006 as part of a 17-city tour, and the Coalition returns with an autumn Midwest Tour, which includes roving pickets across Chicago-area McDonald's and a protest at the McDonald's world headquarters in Oak Brook. Read more

UPDATE: Photos from CIW | Austin IMC coverage | YouTube: Protest at McDonald's HQ

Additional Resources: The Progressive: McDonald's is evil | Alliance for Fair Food | Student Farmworker Alliance


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