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  • British American Tobacco Feels Heat Over Reynolds’ Refusal to Meet

    Last week outside the British embassy in Washington, DC and British consulates in nine other major cities, supporters of justice for tobacco field hands rallied and delivered messages urging the government of the United Kingdom to pressure BAT to take affirmative action to bring Reynolds American executives to the bargaining table with FLOC.

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  • Executive PayWatch 2011

    The PayWatch 2011 report is out (www.paywatch.org), and 2010 was a banner year for executive compensation at corporations in the United States. One of the featured case studies is that of Reynolds American President and CEO, Susan Ivey, who made over $23.8 million in 2010. Ivey’s 8-figure payout does not include millions of dollars more she walked away with after taking early retirement in February 2011 at age 52.

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  • Call to Action: FLOC March on Reynolds 2011

    Demand justice for tobacco farmworkers! Join us on May 6 in Winston-Salem as we stand and march with our tobacco farmworker brothers and sisters in their demand that Reynolds American accept its moral responsibility to address exploitation in its supply chain. What: Picket outside the Reynolds American shareholders’ meeting and march in downtown W-S When: […]

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  • FLOC to March and Rally at Reynolds (5/6)

    Come out and join hundreds of FLOC members and supporters as we demand justice for tobacco farmworkers in downtown Winston-Salem on the morning of May 6th (more information to follow). For over 3 years, Reynolds executives have refused to even meet with farmworkers time and time again.

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  • FLOC Launches JPMorgan Chase Divestment Campaign

    Increasing pressure on Reynolds American Last week the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC) launched a national divestment campaign of JPMorgan Chase as part of the campaign against Reynolds American.  Chase is one of the lead banks in a consortium of lenders that provides $498 million dollars in credit to Reynolds American, one of the […]

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  • March on Reynolds for Farmworker Justice! (5/7)

    Click to download the flyer (opens PDF). Join us Friday in Winston-Salem, NC The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is proud to stand with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) in their struggle to get Reynolds to recognize its responsibility to meet with tobacco farmworkers and their union. Join us and hundreds of allies this Friday in […]

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  • March on Reynolds for Farmworker Justice!

    Click to download the flyer (opens PDF). Friday, May 7 in Winston-Salem, NC Join the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC) and hundreds of allies on May 7, 2010 in Winston-Salem at Reynolds American’s annual shareholders meeting. For nearly three years, Reynolds CEO Susan Ivey has refused to meet with FLOC to discuss the abusive […]

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  • Support Farmworkers Battle w/Reynolds

    Tell Betsy Atkins to resign in protest Our fellow union members at the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC, AFL-CIO) need our support in their campaign to get Reynolds American to do right by the tobacco workers who harvest the golden leaf. Betsy Atkins is a board member at Reynolds, but despite her encouragement, Reynolds CEO, […]

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  • Demand Justice in Tobacco Fields

    FLOC demonstration at Reynolds shareholders meeting on May 6th Join with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) at Reynolds Shareholders Meeting to show decision-makers that we support FLOC’s struggle. Reynolds must address the injustices farm workers endure in their supply chain and give workers the respect they deserve! What: Rally outside Reynolds American shareholders meeting […]

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