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Burger King Resists Pay Increase for Tomato Pickers

Wages for Florida tomato pickers have stayed the same for nearly 20 years. Following the lead of McDonald's and other fast food giants, a Florida-based immigrant rights group is pressuring Burger King to pay a penny more per pound for tomatoes.

Valerie Alker reports from member station WGCU in Fort Myers, Fla.

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