Victory for Supply Chain Workers

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Walmart Watch Blog | No Comments

You can read the rest of this article on the National Guestworker Alliance website.

Bad news for the world’s biggest employer: even as Walmart store workers have been on strike against the retail giant for the first time in history, the C.J.’s Seafood workers who exposed forced labor on the Walmart supply chain this summer have won a huge new victory.

The federal government just vindicated the C.J.’s workers by granting them special visas for victims of serious crimes. Now, armed with protections against deportation, the C.J.’s workers are entering labor camps across the Louisiana coast, organizing hundreds of other Walmart supply chain workers to stop forced labor at their own workplaces. Read the rest of this article here.

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