Statement of Solidarity with Bangladeshi Factory Workers

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Walmart Watch Blog | One Comment

Members of OUR Walmart and Warehouse Workers United have issued a statement of solidarity with Bangladeshi factory workers in the wake of the brutal torture and murder of Bangladeshi labor activist Aminul Islam in April, delivered by OUR Walmart member Cindy Murray.  Islam was a union leader at the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity (BCWS), a worker rights organization active in Bangladesh’s low-wage garment industry, where Walmart is a major buyer. Before he was killed, Aminul Islam and other BCWS leaders faced multiple arrests, torture, false criminal charges, and threats to their safety in recent years because of their outspoken advocacy in defense of garment workers’ rights.

Show your support for factory workers who make goods for Walmart by signing this petition to urge the Government of Bangladesh to investigate Islam’s torture and murder. Click here to donate to BCWS’s efforts to call for the investigation.

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  1. Anonymous
    May 10, 2012

    CEO Mike Duke of Walmart make $150.00 an Hour then Walmart Workers make 1Cent an Hour and Earn 1.81Million a Year please tell CEO Mike Duke of Walmart let all Walmart Workers and all Sam’s Club Workers Work Full Time Job and not to Cut All Walmart Workers and all Sam’s Club Workers Hour Off please tell Mike Duke CEO of Walmart give all Walmart Workers and all Sam’s Club Workers a Living Wage With Affordable Health Care right of away please

    Thank You Very Much United Food And Commercial And Teamster Union and Employee Free Choice Act And Making Change At Walmart And Walmart Watch And OUR Walmart For Trying Make Walmart A Better Place To Work For All Walmart Workers And For all Sam’s Club Workers

                                                        From Tom P Noonan


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