• Pactiv Women Workers Demand an End to Retaliation and Forced Overwork

    >Over 100 women workers at Pactiv Corporation’s New Jersey factory – owned by Reynolds Group Holdings and its boss, Graeme Hart – were overworked in sweltering sweatshop conditions.

    >40 Pactiv workers were fired in July 2011 in retaliation for their efforts to stop work ‘speed-ups’ and organize the factory.

    >The workers are not backing down. Join the Pactiv workers to demand the right to a 40-hour work week and the right to say NO to forced overtime!

Retail Dive’s Article on the International Working Women’s Day Protest: Shame on Costco!

Read the article – click the link below! Union organizers pressure Costco over suppliers’ working conditions | Retail Dive


International Working Women’s Day Rally – March 8, 2015

On, Sunday, March 8th, 2015 in front of the Brooklyn Costco, women workers from Pactiv Corp. were joined by hundreds of other workers, families, students and concerned residents to publicly shame the wholesale retailer Costco. The Ain’t I a Woman?! Campaign demanded Costco management to immediately cease from contracting with Pactiv and its parent company … Continue reading


Women Workers Reclaim International Working Women’s Day

Sunday, 3/8: Women Workers and Families Reclaim International Working Women’s Day; Demand End to Mandatory Overtime With Public Call: “Shame on Costco Management!”

Read Our Article in the Fall 2014 Issue of Brooklyn-Queens NOW News

Across all industries, people are facing longer work hours and earning less. Simply raising the minimum wage won’t resolve the problem. Rampant underemployment and unemployment is the result of the skyrocketing use of mandatory overtime. In fact, one in every three workers have jobs that require it.[i] Long hours not only affect service or low-wage workers but office workers as well, with 62% of high earning professionals working more than … Continue reading

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