• 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!

Global Protests Against Pactiv

Around the world, workers are protesting Pactiv this week. Check out the Salon story here.

Dear Starbucks: Say NO to mandatory overtime and sweatshop conditions at your suppliers

Read the open letter to Starbucks CEO asking him to take a stand against their sweatshop supplier, Pactiv. 

NY Magazine: In the New Economy, Everyone is an IndenturedTask Rabbit

“It’s not exactly news that in the absence of a solution to the unemployment crisis, Americans have learned to cobble together various odd jobs to replace the full-time, benefits-included positions they once had….” Read the full article by Kevin Roose  


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