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Previous Entry For anyone in Connecticut Jan. 26th, 2006 @ 03:10 pm
The CCSU Progressive Student Alliance invites you to hear Testimonies from Wal-Mart Production Factories on Thursday, 2\2\06 at 7pm in Founder’s Hall

Flory Arevalo lives in the Philipines. She produces Wal-Mart T-shirts at the Chong Won Fashion Inc. which is a Korean-owned garment factory. Ms. Arevalo is the secretary of her union. She has worked in this factory since 1990. In addition to Wal-Mart, she produces apparel for GAP, American Eagle, Ann Taylor, and Target

Damaris Meza Guilen lives in Nicaragua. She works at a factory called Mil Colores, S.A. and produces the Faded Glory jeans sold in Wal-Mart. She has worked there for a bout two years and is a member of the independent union at her factory. She also has years of experience in the apparel industry and is a strong defender of worker’s rights.

Stella Ines Orjuela lives in Colombia She works on a flower plantation called Splendor Flowers which is owned by a subsidiary of Dole. About 80% of the flowers produced at the plantation are sold in Wal-Mart stores. Ms. Ines is active in her independent union that was formed 1.5 years ago.

Listen and get involved in the efforts to confront Wal-Mart here in Connecticut. Please attend and show your support

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