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Wayfair workers walkout in protest of bed sales to migrant camps

Employees of the online retailer Wayfair walked out of their offices Wednesday afternoon in protest of the company selling furniture to migrant detention facilities. Wayfair employees learned last week that an order for about $200,000 of bedroom furniture was placed by BCFS, a government contractor, that manages the migrant facilities for the Department of Health and…

Alleged retaliation for employee protests at Google

Google employees are protesting again six months after walkouts over the company’s handling of sexual harassment claims. Protests took place on the May 1 Day of Action at sit-ins at Google offices around the world following allegations of retaliation from the company against employees who participated in last year’s walkouts.  Lunchtime Conversations: As demanded by the activist…