August 24, 2010

It's a wrap! CIW, Sodexo reach agreement to improve farmworker wages, working conditions!

Students celebrate resounding success of "Dine with Dignity" campaign; call on supermarket industry to follow suit!

Yet another chapter in the historic alliance between students and farmworkers has been written today, as Sodexo becomes the fourth leading food service provider (following Bon Appetit Management Co., Compass Group, and Aramark) and ninth corporation overall to heed the demands of the Campaign for Fair Food and partner with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to systematically root out poverty and abuse from Florida's fields.

With this victory, the Student/Farmworker Alliance's Dine with Dignity campaign -- launched just 16 months ago with the goal of organizing student power to demand the college and university food service industry support principles of Fair Food -- has come to a successful conclusion. Although this chapter has come to a close, we're not done yet!

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