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Largest U.S. Restaurant Company Targeted Over Treatment of Workers, Animals, Environment

WASHINGTON— A coalition of environmental, social-justice and animal-welfare groups announced a campaign today calling on Olive Garden and its parent company, Darden Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s largest full-service restaurant employer, to do more to protect animals, the environment and workers by substantially improving their food sourcing and labor practices.

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Restaurant Opportunities Center of Pennsylvania and Allies Take One Fair Wage Campaign Statewide

Harrisburg, PA -- Today, Restaurant Opportunities Center of Pennsylvania and its allies counter the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association’s annual lobbying day with it’s own day of action, uniting workers, employers, and activists from across Pennsylvania to urge legislators...

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Democratic Presidential front runner Hillary Clinton demands elimination of the tipped minimum wage

New York, NY — We applaud Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton for coming out strongly in support of the elimination of the tipped minimum wage, and urge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature...

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250+ Restaurant Workers and Advocates Demand DC Chamber End Opposition to One Fair $15 Wage

Washington, D.C. – Today, over two hundred and fifty protesters delivered a letter to the DC Chamber of Commerce calling on the organization to stop opposing  a minimum wage increase for working Washingtonians. The group was...

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ROC United Honors Restaurant Industry Leaders Who Support One Fair Wage for All Workers

New York, NY — Today, Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United is honoring 19 restaurant businesses for leading the industry’s move toward eliminating the two-tiered wage system and promoting other workplace reforms. The awards ceremony will be hosted at the Ford Foundation’s office in New York City and will be co-hosted by Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) CEO Danny Meyer and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, two longtime champions of improving conditions for low-wage workers.

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