Wayfair Employees Protest Apparent Sale of Childrens' Beds to Border Detention Camp
Wayfair Employees Protest Apparent Sale of Childrens' Beds to Border Detention Camp At issue are 1,600 mattresses and 100 bunk beds that have been sold to a federal contractor. The contractor is a charity that manages some of the southern border detention camps currently holding migrant children. According to receipts verified by a Wayfair employee, the sale of the beds total to around $200,000. More than 500 employees have signed a petition in protest. Employees are also planning a walkout for Wednesday at the company's headquarters in Boston. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted her support for the walkout. Wayfair stocks fell by more than 5% on Tuesday.