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NELP: “Chain of Greed” Report

National Employment Law Project Report Details Walmart’s Negative Effects on the Local Economy June 6, 2012 Major retailers like Walmart are driving down wages and workplace safety standards on a scale far greater than understood before, according to a report released June 6 by the National Employment Law Project. The explosion of “domestic outsourcing,” the […]


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Happy Mother’s Day from Warehouse Workers United

Martha Medina is a mother and a warehouse worker in San Bernardino, California. Here is her Mother’s Day message: “I came to this country to help support my mother. From the second you first open your eyes as a newborn you see your mother. She gives you the strength and wisdom to live. Now I […]


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Warehouse Workers on Walmart at 50

Warehouse workers David Acosta and Jose Martinez talk about their experiences working at warehouses that move Walmart goods and their visions for justice at Walmart for the next 50 years.



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South Korean Unions in Solidarity with WWU at Walmart Procurement Office Seoul

On March 9, 2012, leaders of the the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the Korean Public Service and Transportation Workers Union, and International Solidarity House joined with representatives from Change to Win and Warehouse Workers United to visit the Walmart global procurement office in Seoul, South Korea. The delegation called on the retailer, the direct […]


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Workers Stay in Jobs as Ordered by Court

Mira Loma, Calif.- After working in scorching heat with no breaks for hours on end, roughly 100 workers at a Walmart contracted warehouse took legal action against Schneider Logistics after noticing wages were being stolen from their paychecks. The action prompted a notice to terminate the workers en masse, a discharge that was scheduled to […]


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An Open Letter To the Occupy Movement From Schneider Logistics Workers

We, workers at Schneider Logistics in Mira Loma, CA and our colleagues are grateful for the solidarity with our struggle that the Shut Down the Corporations movement is planning on February 29. We have worked moving goods for Walmart in the Inland Empire for years, under difficult conditions, and at a serious cost to our […]


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Breaking News: Warehouse Workers Win Support From Federal Court on Retaliation

Mira Loma, Calif. – Today, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued an unprecedented order against Walmart contractors Schneider Logistics and Rogers-Premier Unloading Services for threatening to discharge workers en masse in retaliation for the workers’ efforts to vindicate their rights in a federal class action lawsuit. The workers won a […]


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WWU – A Call to Action

Pitzer College Media Studies students produced a video this fall about the struggle that workers at the NFI warehouses in Chino, California have undertaken to improve health and safety conditions at their warehouses. These giant warehouses move goods for Walmart, Kmart and other major corporations. In the video, the workers speak for themselves about the […]


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