MIAMI A group representing farm workers in southwestern Florida said it was delivering more than 70,000 petitions Monday afternoon to Burger King Corp.â€™s headquarters here to protest the chainâ€™s refusal to join McDonaldâ€™s and Yum! Brandsâ€™ chains in paying an extra penny a pound for tomatoes. The group, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, has said the surcharge would be used to raise the wages and improve the living conditions of tomato pickers. However, Burger King has expressed ...
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