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Walmart & Other American Retailers: Ensure Basic Safety & Human Rights for Workers in Bangladesh ACTION

Business  (tags: Walmart, Bangladesh, corruption, Penney's, corporate, factory conditions, H&M, Gap, fire, death )

- 1269 days ago -
The disaster at Rana Plaza is now the deadliest incident in the garment industry in known history. Two of the brands identified in documents found in the rubble are sold at JC Penney. Photo by ILRF

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Ben Oscarsito (275)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 7:08 am

Jo S. (619)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 7:22 am
Noted, signed & shared.
Thanks, Nancy!

Sue H. (6)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 8:01 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Ingrid A. (524)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 8:24 am
Its done.

Tim C. (2428)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 10:12 am

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 12:54 pm
Gladly signed. Tragedies like this should not be happening anywhere. Thanks Nancy.

Judith Hand (55)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 2:29 pm
Noted and signed. Just read that the new Pope didn't mince words about the incident - bravo!

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 4:10 pm
signed & noted

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 4:13 pm
Thanks--signed and sent.

It's difficult to ensure what happens in countries other than our own, so we should not contract out activities to known places which have low standards of all kinds for their workers.

Elizabeth M. (65)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 4:17 pm
Noted and had already signed and tweeted. I will not be buying from any of these companies, as they don't seem to give a hoot about Human Rights. This tragedy should never have happened.
Thank You Nancy.

Stuart Thomas (503)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 11:41 pm
Noted, signed, and submitted. Thank you, Nancy.

Gloria Morotti (1)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:04 am

Syd H. (48)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:08 am
This is indeed one of the keys that has kept me out of Walmart for years, going on my second decade now.

I cannot in good conscience eat food, or wear clothes I know came out of the suffering of others.

So no way I can patronize Walmart in anyway as the only ones not suffering from its existence are the Walton heirs.

Bettina Galo (70)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:23 am
Thanks, signed. A Hug

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:25 am
I agree with Syd- we need to stop giving our financial support to the Evil Empire known as Wal-mart. There are so many reasons not to shop there- they don't care about animal abuse from their suppliers either, they don't buy anything locally produced because it's too much trouble, they abuse their employees rights too...

Anne F. (17)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 10:22 am
health and safety can be protected, but not when government and industry are not held accountable

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:51 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Nancy.

Joe R. (190)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 5:17 pm
Thanks Nancy. Signed and noted.

Carol H. (229)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:33 pm
already signed, noted

Katie D. (90)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 9:28 pm
Companies like Walmart have for years expected the taxpayers to help them and subsidize them! They can't seem to understand workers need to be treated better and give them decent pay and benefits! When the workers have been given a schedule for only so many hrs a week and never the same each week, so they cannot work another job to make ends meet they rely on aid from the taxpayer! So glad this company is taking A STEP! They have got a LONG WAY TO GO YET!

Genoveva M M. (338)
Friday May 3, 2013, 12:23 am
Signed and noted, Thanks Nancy

Sara W. (107)
Friday May 3, 2013, 9:12 am

Gloria picchetti (310)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 7:30 am
Signed. I would die naked before setting foot in walmart.

Debbie Williamson (321)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 7:30 am
Signed and noted, thank you Nancy.

. (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 7:32 am
Signed and Noted.

David Johnson (15)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 8:00 am
Signed and Noted!

Saturday May 4, 2013, 8:57 am
Signed, thanks.

. (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 9:21 am

Silvia Gonzalez (38)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 10:43 am

Kit B. (276)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 10:52 am

Only 59,896 of 75,000 signatures needed. Share this.

Florence Eaise (132)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 11:45 am
Thats disgusting and shameful signed noted tweeted and share thanks Nancy youre the best!

Abdessalam Diab (145)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 11:58 am
N&S thanks

lee e. (114)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 12:45 pm
S+N - I don't give Wal-Mart my business, but factories utilizing this sort of slave labor have got to be shown to the public - and we as responsible consumers must research our products.

Fran F. (122)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 4:07 pm
Signed and noted with disgust and horror at Wal-Mart and the other companies that allow murder of their production workers! Thank you, Nancy.

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 6:56 pm
Done Nancy Cheers

Christine Stewart (134)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 9:58 pm

Judy C. (102)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 11:31 pm
Signed. Thanks Nancy.

Susanne R. (237)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 11:46 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!

Rose Becke (142)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 2:59 am
Signed Nancy

Helen Porter (39)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 5:10 am
noted and signed

Sunday May 5, 2013, 7:49 am
Thank you, Nancy.

John D. (44)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 10:14 am

Erin R. (183)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 8:03 pm
n & s

Sara P. (67)
Monday May 6, 2013, 6:47 am
Signed 62170!!! Thanks Nancy.

Sergio Padilla (63)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 9:46 am

Debbie Crowe (86)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 2:18 am
Signed and shared. I don't have one single nice thing to say about Walmart!
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