Take Action Against Captive Labor at Hershey’s

September 2, 2011: Students who came from all over the world to learn about the United States instead found themselves working as captives at Hershey’s.

On Aug. 31, 30 of the students who were held as captives rallied at the Hershey’s store in Times Square. They were demanding reimbursement for the hours they worked and that the 400 jobs they filled become living wage jobs for local workers.

Watch the video and sign the petition:

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