Things are heating up with the fight for justice at Palermo’s Pizza in Wisconsin, USA. During a week of action in July a petition with more than 15,000 signatures was delivered to Palermo’s executives that sent a strong message that the workers won’t stand for unfair treatment of Palermo’s workers.
Part of the ancient Teotihuacán site, pictured right, is now underneath a Walmart, after Walmart bribed local officials. Walmart destroys Mexico’s cultural heritage for profit.
Walmart is the biggest private sector employer in the world. Whether they’re undermining wages or building stores on ancient archaeological sites, let’s keep an eye on them.
Bangladeshi garment workers’ union leader Aminul Islam was tortured and murdered in April this year. Support the campaign to bring his killers to justice.
More than 1,000 workers died – and the lives of their families ripped apart - when a factory making clothes for Primark, Matalan and Mango collapsed. Demand that these UK high street retailers take responsibility for their supply chains.
There are four things you can do right now:
The Tazreen Fashion fire in Bangladesh killed 112 workers in November last year. Some brands have compensated family members for their loss, but Walmart and Disney refuse.
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- Hong Kong Dockers’ Strike
- Talking Sheds Community Radio from the National Union of Workers
- USi web conference with activist at Brick Kiln in India
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