Justice for Smithfield Workers

rnrnPoverty wages, brutal conditions, crippling injuries – 5,500 workers in Tar Heel, North Carolina face this every day at Smithfield Packing, the world’s largest hog processing plant. rnrnCited by Human Rights Watch for violating international human rights standards, Smithfield has created an environment of intimidation, racial tension, and sometimes violence for workers fighting for a voice on the job.rnrnLet Smithfield know that until they clean up their act, our community can buy better than Smithfield! Whether it’s making a personal pledge, advertising your support with a yard sign, or handing our flyers at your local metro, every action makes a difference.rnClick here to let us know how you can help!rnrnrnCome celebrate the “Buy Better Than Smithfield” Metro/ Bus Advertisement Launch!rnWhen: Thursday, June 19thrn 11:30 a.m.rnWhere: First Baptist Churchrn 712 Randolph Street NW (across from Georgia Ave./Petworth Metro Station)rnrn The ads encourage DC area consumers to choose alternatives to Smithfield products in their supermarkets, with the slogan “Until Smithfield Does Better By Us, We Can Buy Better Than Smithfield.”rnrn Click here for more info at www.smithfieldjustice.com.rn

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