MIAMI A farm workers’ advocacy group marched nine miles through Burger King’s home city on Friday to pressure the chain to pay an extra penny per pound for tomatoes, as McDonald’s and Taco Bell parent Yum! Brands have already agreed to do. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, from the heart of Florida’s tomato-growing region, says the additional penny would be used to improve the wages and working conditions of tomato pickers. But the program’s legality has been questioned, both by ...
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