domenica 5 dicembre 2021

Stati Uniti
Ohio diocese joins Wendy's boycott to support farmworkers

(Melissa Cedillo - NC Reporter)
The Columbus diocese is among more than 150 Ohio organizations and faith leaders joining a boycott of the Wendy's fast food chain called by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, urging CEO Todd A. Penegor to enroll in the Fair Food Program, a partnership among farmworkers, growers and buyers that advocates for a worker-driver model of social responsibility. "Rooted in the sacredness and dignity of the human person, Catholic social teaching upholds the dignity of work and the fair treatment of people who do the work,” said Erin Cordle, associate director of the Columbus diocese's Office for Social Concerns, referencing the farm workers who labor to provide produce for Wendy's. Cordle said the diocese wants Wendy's to join other (...)