Wayfair workers plan walkout in protest of company’s bed sales to migrant camps

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Letter snip/article: “The United States government and its contractors are responsible for the detention and mistreatment of hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking asylum..."
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CNN Wire
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22 June 2019
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National News
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Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to migrant detention facilities....

More than 500 employees sent a letter Friday to senior management, asking the company to no longer do business with BCFS ...

“The United States government and its contractors are responsible for the detention and mistreatment of hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking asylum in our country — we want that to end,” the employees said in the letter. “We also want to be sure that Wayfair has no part in enabling, supporting, or profiting from this practice.” ...


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