UMW, MTSO Representatives ask Wendy's to Sign Agreement

Recently in Columbus, a delegation composed of several United Methodist Women conferences joined forces with the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, the National Farm Worker Ministry, the Student Farm Worker Alliance, the Alliance for Fair Food, Ohio Fair Food, and women leaders of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) as they called on Wendy's, the last holdout of the five major fast food companies, to sign a Fair Food Agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. According to an MIT statistic, the national living wage is calculated at $67,000 a year per family before taxes; while farm workers earn, on average, between $12,500 to $14,999 a year for individuals and $17,500 to $19,999 for a family. Read More