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
Summer 2014 has been full of activities. SOAR (Students Organizing Against Reynolds) representatives reached out around the country – and the world – and contacted groups like Globalization Monitor. Groups are signing on to Boycott Reynolds and bring an End to Mandatory Overtime!
Reynolds Group is truly shameless. This year they are shutting down their Chippewa Falls (WI) Pactiv plant and they barely even bothered to notify the 170 union workers employed there. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, they have been using the pretext of storm damage to shut down their New Jersey plant, where workers have … Continue reading