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
Follow these links for press coverage of the rally on International Working Women’s Day 2015! Dally News http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/workers-fired-costco-suppliers-pressure-retail-giant-article-1.2139120 Diario de Mexico http://www.diariodemexicousa.com/piden-aumento-les-dan-su-liquidacion/ El Diario http://www.eldiariony.com/noticiaslocalesmanhattan/article/20150309/Lucha-por-salarios-dignos-enmarca-celebracion-del-Dia-de-la-Mujer-en-NYC
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!”
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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