Food matters for personal, public, and planetary well-being
John Chambers passed this information on to me, and others. with the comment that where people eat might be viewed as a part of the bigger ethical eating picture, complementing the issue of what people eat and whence it comes to table.
http://www.dignityatdarden.org/what-is-happening-at-darden.htmland the UUSC letter that addresses the issue
The letter page is
https://secure2.convio.net/uusc/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=... and the forwarded message below. Vicky
----- Forwarded Message -----
>From: UUSC Values in Action a href="mailto:c%2Buusc@trusted-sender.convio.net">firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 4:00 AM
>Subject: Stop exploitation of restaurant workers
>Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
>UUSC's monthly e-mail newsletter | MAY 2012
>End Discrimination at Darden Restaurants
>Darden restaurant group workers who are speaking out against unfair treatment. Photos courtesy of ROC-United.
>Ever eaten at a Capital Grille, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, or Longhorn Steakhouse? This is what it can be like to work there: Wages of only $2.13 an hour. No paid sick days. Discriminated against, and even fired, for being a person of color. Consumer pressure can make a difference in convincing the Darden Restaurant group to treat workers better. Contact Darden today, as part of UUSC’s Choose Compassionate Consumption initiative.