AG 401- News Article Assignment - Layla Amiri Labor Issue News Article Assignment 1 Fast Food Farm Workers Labor Issues Start in the Fields Taylor Farms

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Layla Amiri 1/14/2016 Labor Issue News Article Assignment 1. Fast Food Farm Workers: Labor Issues Start in the Fields Taylor Farms, the world's largest producer of cut salads, fruits and vegetables, supply to major restaurants, grocery stores an fast food chains making over $1.8 billion in 2012 is treating their workers unfair. Two-thirds of the employees work for subcontractors even though most have been working for Taylor Farms for over a decade and these employs are treated unfairly and can be fired for something as simple as calling in sick. Ettinger, J. (2014, June 6). In Organic authority . Retrieved from 2. All Your Clothes Are Made With Exploited Labor Patagoina, an apparel and sporting good company, who is a member of the Fair Labor Association was caught with multiple instances of human trafficking, forced labor, and exploitation in their supply chain. The company hired their workers from labor-brokers who were charging workers over the legal limit. White, G. B. (2015, June 3.). In The Atlantic . Retrieved from - factory-exploitation/394658/ 3. The shortage of farm workers and your grocery bill The main provider of low-wage agricultural workers in the U.S. has been Mexico.
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