MCAW CALLS ON WALMART TO STOP USING JUSTICE PROGRAM FOUND UNLAWFUL BY CALIFORNIA COURT”

MCAW CALLS ON WALMART TO STOP USING JUSTICE PROGRAM FOUND UNLAWFUL BY CALIFORNIA COURT

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Making Change at Walmart Director Randy Parraz issued the following statement in response to a California court ruling that a shoplifter diversion program used by Walmart constitutes “false imprisonment and extortion.” The program used by Walmart and other California retailers is provided by Corrective Education Company (CEC):