TITLE

Workers end fast

AUTHOR(S)
Malcolm, Teresa
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;01/30/98, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the termination of the 30-day hunger strike staged by Abundio Rios, Antonio Ramos and Samuel Mar to pressure tomato growers in Immokalee, Florida to negotiate a wage increase for laborers who pick their crop. Other laborers who had ended their hunger strike earlier due to poor health; Former United States President Jimmy Carter's offer to arrange a mediation between the growers and the pickers.
ACCESSION #
184694

 

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