Green Festival Speakers

William McDonough



Executive Vice President of the United Food and Commercial Workers union, McDonough has been organizing labor for over thirty years. The UFCW is an active player against the expansion of WalMarts into communities due to their poor labor standards for both workers here and abroad through their Wakeup WalMart campaign. The Walmarting of America
How does WalMart affect our communities? From product sourcing and labor policies to environmental issues and health care, panelists will address the issues many communities face when weighing the benefits and liabilities of a WalMart in their neighborhood. These astute individuals will examine the company from several perspectives and explain how communities are responding. They will also look at WalMarts new jobs and innercity initiatives.