Chipotle agrees to wage hike for tomato pickers

DENVER Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said Wednesday it has found a way around a roadblock to boosting the pay of Florida tomato pickers by striking a deal with a single grower.

The Denver-based operator of 886 fast-casual restaurants said East Coast Farms, a major Florida grower, has agreed to accept from Chipotle an additional penny a pound for tomatoes picked on behalf of the chain and make sure the extra money is paid directly to the appropriate pickers.

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