World Federation of Trade Unions Expresses Solidarity with Smithfield Workers


1-30-07, 10:09 am

WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS WFTU 40, Zan Moreas street 117 45 Athens Greece Tel. +30210 9214417 and +30210 9236700 Fax +30210 9214517   Athens January 29, 2007   Justice at Smithfield To the fellow workers of Smithfield Foods   The World Federation of Trade Unions W.F.T.U. is expressing full solidarity and support to the 5.500 workers who are working in the largest pork slaughterhouse in the world, in Tar Heel city, North Carolina.   It is an imperative need for the benefit of working people to stop immediately the intensification of work and the inhuman working conditions.We demand employers to stop immediately violation of basic labor rights, to stop threatening and pressing the workers in the factory.   It is inacceptable in the 21st century to exist workers who work under those circumstances.   Workers international solidarity is necessary now more than ever!

To stop exploitation of men by men!   With struggling greetings   The WFTU Secretariat