Wayfair employees plan walkout to protest the company selling beds to border detention facilitieshttps://t.co/icqc6EhZY9— TIME (@TIME) June 25, 2019
-Employees of online retailer, Wayfair, have planned a walkout in response to the company selling beds to a migrant internment camp along the USA/Mexico border.
-Over 500 employees signed a letter asking the company to cancel the order but Wayfair's CEO, billionaire Niraj Shah, declined the request.
-A source confirmed to Time that the twitter account @wayfairwalkout is being run by employees of the company who are planning/supporting the scheduled June 26th protest.
tl;dr - Wayfair sold beds to furnish border camps; 547 employees signed a petition to ask that we cease all business with border camps; CEO said no —>employees are walking out tmrw at 1:30pm. We ask that Wayfair donate all profits made from the sale to RAICES #WayfairWalkout— wayfairwalkout (@wayfairwalkout) June 25, 2019
-Author Roxanne Gay
Stop buying anything at @Wayfair— roxane gay (@rgay) June 25, 2019
-Comedian Margaret Cho
I would post what I just ordered from #Wayfair, but I wont because I'm SENDING that shit back. You won't have just what I need until you stop this INSANE BULLSHIT. Are you INSANE? You must be insane. https://t.co/cXYkRFhe6m— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) June 25, 2019
-MSNBC anchor Joy Reid
Ugh, Wayfair really? https://t.co/V35zDcUTjG— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) June 25, 2019
Source 1: https://twitter.com/TIME/status/1143646302212935680
Source 2: https://twitter.com/wayfairwalkout/status/1143573031488331776
Source 3: https://twitter.com/rgay/status/1143617777640493056
Source 4: https://twitter.com/margaretcho/status/1143633022580772864
Source 5: https://twitter.com/JoyAnnReid/status/1143624206267142149