Walmart Supply Chain Practices Are Destructive To Workers, The Economy & the Environment

Walmart Workers Paint Graphic Picture of Working Conditions Throughout Supply Chain

Walmart Workers Paint Graphic Picture of Working Conditions Throughout Supply Chain

 

LOS ANGELES – Workers representing four links in Walmart’s global supply chain – food production, processing, warehousing and retail – today filed a formal ethics complaint with Walmart’s corporate executives in Los Angeles. The complaint outlines systemic violations of Walmart’s own Statement of Ethics and Standards for Suppliers.

Standing in front of the proposed site of a Walmart store in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, workers and supporters described working conditions that include enslavement, injury, hazardous equipment, retaliatory firings and chemical exposure in the production, transport and sale of Walmart merchandise.

more @ NELP  http://www.nelp.org/blog/entry/walmart_workers_paint_graphic_picture_of_working_conditions_throughout_supp/

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