Jackson seeks boycott against Mitsubishi

Child, Charles
May 1996
Automotive News;5/13/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5659, p43
Trade Publication
Reports that a boycott of Mitsubishi vehicles is being initiated by the Reverend Jesse Jackson to pressure the company to end alleged workforce harassment and add minority dealers and parts suppliers. The National Organization for Women's support of Jackson; Issues that have disturbed Jackson; Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's suit against Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America Incorporated.


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