Wendy’s Is Having a Really Bad Day

Farm workers who supply tomatoes to the fast-food chain Wendy's protested for better wages this weekend by demonstrating outside the home of billionaire owner Nelson Peltz.

The protest was supported by Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, who is assisting the effort to pressure the chain into boosting the wages of tomato farmers, according to the Palm Beach Post.

The protesters are pushing Wendy's to join the Fair Food Program, a partnership that "ensures humane wages and working conditions for the workers who pick fruits and vegetables on participating farms," according to its website. Through the Fair Food Program's regulations, buyers like Wendy's supplement the wages paid by farm owners to ensure workers earned at least one penny for every pound of tomatoes they harvest.

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