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Wayfair employees plan walkout to oppose
furniture sales to migrant detention facilities

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Posted By: MissMolly, 6/26/2019 4:50:12 AM

Employees of the online housewares giant Wayfair announced Tuesday that they would stage a walkout at the company’s Back Bay headquarters on Wednesday to protest its decision to sell furniture to the operators of facilities for migrant children detained at the southern US border. Last Wednesday, they learned that a $200,000 order of bedroom furniture had been placed by BCFS, a government contractor that has been managing camps at the border. More than 500 employees signed a letter of protest sent to company executives. When the company refused to change course, employees organized the walkout. “Knowing what’s going on at the southern border and knowing that Wayfair



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Reply 1 - Posted by: anniebc 6/26/2019 4:52:55 AM (No. 106795)
Talk about sabotaging your own wellbeing and livelihood. What's wrong with these people? Useless idiots.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: PChristopher 6/26/2019 5:15:48 AM (No. 106800)
Yeah, I can understand that you Wayfair kids wouldn't want to support those cushy kiddy death camps the administration is running down there, yeah? (/Sarcasm)
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Reply 3 - Posted by: mombogogo 6/26/2019 5:56:29 AM (No. 106811)
So in protest, the Wayfair employees propose denying the migrant children beds?!? Wow, what a way to demonstrate compassion to the very people whose detainment they find appalling...
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Reply 4 - Posted by: winmag 6/26/2019 5:59:52 AM (No. 106816)
Let's see some massive layoffs of idiot employees, I'm watching you Wayfair. Deal with these retards.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Muncsdad 6/26/2019 6:01:55 AM (No. 106817)
Well then. I guess Wayfair will get no more of our business. This is truly stupid.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: hoosierblue 6/26/2019 6:54:26 AM (No. 106860)
If they don't show up for work, they don't get paid and they don't need to come back.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: HPmatt 6/26/2019 6:55:55 AM (No. 106862)
Wayfair execs - call local staffing office - cut your labor costs by 30%....
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Frenesi1 6/26/2019 6:58:33 AM (No. 106867)
Replace them with illegals.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Cynical Backstory 6/26/2019 7:06:52 AM (No. 106871)
Way fair. We’re watching. What are you going to do?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ming 6/26/2019 7:16:05 AM (No. 106878)
Get woke, go broke.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Jebediah 6/26/2019 7:21:58 AM (No. 106882)
Their right to walk out, but WayFairs right to fire them, which I hope they do.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Thaddeus Kosciusko 6/26/2019 7:26:55 AM (No. 106883)
so - they are protesting given comfort to folks at the border? Wonder if those protesting will invite them to their house to sleep in their guest bedrooms and eat the food they won’t be getting a paycheck to buy?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Krause 6/26/2019 7:31:40 AM (No. 106887)
No job.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Daisymay 6/26/2019 7:33:29 AM (No. 106889)
Big mistake Wayfair! You let them organize a walkout and don't fire those who participate. Guess what will happen now. They will stage a walkout every time they're upset about something at work. You just gave them the power to call the shots! Dumb move on your part! Also, as a Customer I don't particularly care for you getting involved in the Border Patrol's business. Your Employees should not have any say in what happens there. So, I will have to think long and hard before buying from you in the future! I have a feeling I'm not alone!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 6/26/2019 8:10:31 AM (No. 106919)
So, you would rather the immigrants sleep on dirt instead of a bed. That's real compassionate of you.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 6/26/2019 8:39:51 AM (No. 106940)
This is odd on a couple of levels. The virtue-signalling crowd who 'refuse to profit from the situation' and making it harder for the authorities to care for these people-who are only here because the very same crowd of virtue-signallers demand we do nothing about the border! Also, will Wayfair statrt to measure their angst against other customers? Will future purchasers have to fit within a code of behaviour deemed acceptabl;e by these disgruntled few? Anyway yyou slice it, these people are behaving irrationally. Welcome to The Left!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/26/2019 8:42:48 AM (No. 106945)
The "interchangeable work force" has gotten uppity and think they're more special than they really are. Make my day...
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Reply 18 - Posted by: judy 6/26/2019 8:55:02 AM (No. 106962)
Well ...I won't be buying Wayfair any longer.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Vaquero45 6/26/2019 9:31:02 AM (No. 107018)
How does that jingle go? “Wayfair, you got nothin’ I need!”
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Reply 20 - Posted by: previouslyon24 6/26/2019 9:53:27 AM (No. 107057)
These kinds of "spontaneous" objections have to be coordinated by nefarious instigators who have been feeding the frenzy of irrational, anti-American, and now especially anti-Trump activities. There was a time when the FBI was on to these kinds of activities and exposed and forwarded these types for prosecution. Do we still have people in the FBI who investigate anti-American activities or is that agency so corrupted that they have become part of the anti-American culture that is dominating the Left/Democrat/Liberals in this country? These people must be crushed, exposed, and made examples of by every means available, because they are a cancer we have to defeat at all costs because to do nothing is to allow our nation to self-destruct.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: winnie1 6/26/2019 10:55:55 AM (No. 107138)
Wayfair is not buckling under. Fire the walkouts and hire illegals see if they like it
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Reply 22 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 6/26/2019 12:30:05 PM (No. 107228)
Hopefully, Wayfair goes old school on their disgruntled employees, and there'll be a lot of job openings tomorrow. Having a job is not an entitlement and these employees need to get educated.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Dipi 6/26/2019 2:03:46 PM (No. 107349)
Wayfair can always hire new employees to replace these chickens who think they run the chicken coop.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/26/2019 5:50:07 PM (No. 107470)
Hmm sales of furniture gives you jobs. I guess you don't want your jobs...YOU'RE FIRED!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 6/26/2019 7:11:14 PM (No. 107515)
Are the American people stuck on stupid????
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