Rally & Press Conference: Women Workers Fired from Sweatshop Jobs Launch National Boycott of Reynolds Group
Karah Newton: 917-817-1720 Sarah Ahn: 646-409-8056
The Ain't I a Woman?! Campaign
Sponsored by National Mobilization Against Sweatshops & Chinese Staff & Workers Association
c/0 NMASS, P.O. Box 130293, New York, NY, 10013
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June 14, 2012
For Immediate Release
Karah Newton: 917-817-1720
Sarah Ahn: 646-409-8056
Hundreds of Women Workers & Their Families Launch Nat'l Boycott Of Pactiv Corp/Reynolds Group Holdings
What: Rally & Press Conference
Date: June 14, 2012
Time: 12pm noon
Location: Pactiv Factory; 35 O'Brien St. (corner of O'Brien & Gross), Kearny, NJ
On June 14, hundreds of Chinese and Latina Pactiv workers and their families will be joined by scores of other workers from different industries to hold a rally at the Kearny New Jersey factory. They will launch a nation-wide campaign to demand their jobs back and end mandatory overtime. The workers, their friends, and their families will rally to expose the sweatshop conditions promoted by Reynolds Group Holdings.
Together, Pactiv workers will call on all workers in the US to boycott all Reynolds products, until the company complies with their demands:
1. The right to take bathroom breaks.
2. The right to sick days and parental leave.
3. The right to speak out and organize without retaliation.
4. Reinstatement with back pay for those laid-off or fired.
5. The right to a 40-hour work week and NO mandatory overtime.
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