AOC Applauds Wayfair Employee Strike Over Sale Of Beds To Migrant Detention Center

Zero Hedge | 6/25/2019 | Staff
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Over 500 Wayfair employees have signed a letter to the executive leadership of the Boston-based online housewares giant protesting the company's sale of bedroom furniture to a migrant detention center in Texas, and are planning to stage a Wednesday walkout according to the Boston Globe.

"We were disheartened and concerned about Wayfair’s business" with government contractor BCFS, an employee told the Globe.

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"Over the last two days it has come to our attention that Wayfair has again engaged in B2B sales with BCFS, a non-profit government contractor managing camps for migrants at our Southern border," reads the letter in part, which was submitted to management on Friday.

"This particular order, for over $200,000 worth of bedroom furniture, is destined for Carrizo Springs, Texas, to a facility that will be outfitted to detain up to 3,000 migrant children seeking legal asylum in the United States. The practice of detaining children and adults at our Southern border has been condemned since its inception but since the acceleration of the practice in 2018, and the increase in death and injury that has come with that acceleration, we have seen more vocal condemnation of the practice. We, the undersigned, are writing to you from a place of concern and anger about the atrocities being committed at...
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