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Linoleum_Blownapart: Just because they make $8/hour* and get less than a week of vacation per year doesn't make them slaves!* Or less if they're temp workers
ringersol: Without their knowledge.Despite explicit attempts to prevent it.Thirty to fifty years ago.I think it speaks to IKEA's corporate character that they even give a shiat about mistakes made decades ago.US corporations usually can't be bothered to give a shiat about what mistakes they made *last quarter*.Let alone bother to apologize or claim they won't repeat them.Hell, even the very concept of a US corporation *having* character is laughable on its face.
ArcadianRefugee: Holy shiat this is--25 to 30 years agooh.
BigLuca: We'll see who breaks first.
trialpha: FTA: "Wagner said he hoped that Ikea and others would consider compensating former prisoners, many of whom carry psychological and physical scars from arduous labor they were forced to do."Ah, fishing for money. I was wondering why this was brought up.