ATLANTA McDonald's USA has agreed to demands made over the last two years from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to pay an additional penny per pound for Florida tomatoes McDonald's purchases. The increase will be paid directly to farm workers who harvest the tomatoes, who have complained about inhumane working conditions and unfair wages. The Carter Center, founded by former President Jimmy Carter to facilitate peaceful resolutions to conflicts, helped to negotiate the agreement. ...
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