Articles by WWU1

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Victory! Santos Rehired!

Over 3,300 of you signed the petition to tell Walmart subcontractor NFI to rehire Santos after he was fired for speaking out about the dangerous conditions in his workplace. Thank you for your support! Although workers have been intimidated, they continue in their struggle to make Inland Empire warehouses safe places to work. This illustrates […]

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Walmart Subcontractor Logistics Firm NFI Industries Launches Intimidation Tactics to Silence Workers on Dangerous Health and Safety Violations

Workers around the nation will benefit from a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling requiring companies to post workers’ rights, but workers at NFI Industries in the Inland Empire of Southern California, a major logistics subcontractor for Walmart and other retailers, face retaliation for practicing their right to organize around health and safety violations. Chino, […]

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UCLA: “Shattered Dreams and Broken Bodies”

Shattered Dreams and Broken Bodies: A Brief History of the Inland Empire Warehouse Industry June 30, 2011 By Warehouse Workers United and Deogracia Cornelio, UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program. Introduction by Juan de Lara, Ph.D., Dept. of American Studies and Ethnicity University of Southern California Download the report HERE.