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Nonprofit Verité Launches Three-Year COFFEE Labor ProjectDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Massachusetts-based nonprofit Verité, which works to improve labor conditions in some of the most exploitative industries throughout the world, has received funding for a three-year project addressing labor in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Funding for the project —… Source link

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Former SPoT Coffee Employees Allege Union Busting in BuffaloDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Protesters outside of a SPoT Coffee location in Buffalo today. Photo courtesy of Phoenix Cerny. Following a successful attempt to unionize by workers at the lone SPoT Coffee location in Rochester, New York, three employees at locations in the Buffalo area claim they have… Source link

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Court Dismisses Cocoa Supply Chain Labor Non-Disclosure Suit Against NestléDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

A federal court in the District of Massachusetts has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that multinational food giant Nestlé failed to disclose the alleged presence of “child and slave labor” in its cocoa supply chain on certain chocolate products. As child labor and/or… Source link