LOUISVILLE Ky. Yum! Brands Inc., based here, has expanded its penny-per-pound surcharge on Florida tomatoes to all of its restaurant brands in an effort to improve the pay and working conditions for farm workers. In 2005, Yum's Taco Bell chain was the first to agree to pay an extra penny-per-pound for tomatoes in an agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, or CIW, a farm worker advocacy group that has spearheaded a national campaign to end what they describe as ...
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