UK: Lush defends right to free movement in response to Brexit

Author: Aamna Mohdin, Quartz, Published on: 10 January 2018

"Lush, a great UK success story, is helping its workers leave Brexit Britain—and keep their jobs", 11 Aug 2017

When Lush was created, the founders came up with a statement of core beliefs and values... The [...] statement [...] has been amended for the first time in more than two decades... [and] now also asserts its belief that “all people should enjoy the freedom of movement across the world.” [...]

The addition of these words is a response to the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union. It marks an important shift; Lush is now leading a fierce defense of people’s right to travel, study, work, live, love, and retire across the world. The company has a so-called “freedom of movement” hub with advice on citizenship and what rights people have after Brexit, and it is campaigning to keep immigration routes open for all people. While some companies are quietly lobbying the government (paywall) to relax rules on immigration, Lush is taking its message public...

Lush is offering a way out for its workers; the opportunity to move and work in its newly up and running factory in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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