Support Cal Cartage Warehouse Workers

My name is Gregario Ceron. I have a family and I have been working at California Cartage, a warehouse in Los Angeles, for 7 years as a forklift driver. We move goods such as televisions, tools, clothes, toys and beer for Amazon, Lowes, Wal-Mart, Miller, Sears and Kmart. After so many years at the warehouse, […]

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California Cartage Workers Walkout of Work to Address the Media

California Cartage workers used their lunch break to address supporters and the media as they announced their lawsuit against a web of employers who are committing a egregious workplace violations. After delegation to their supervisor they walked out together as a sign of unity and to show their co-workers that only united will they be […]

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The Workers Who Bring You Black Friday

My life as a temp in California’s Inland Empire, the belly of the online shopping beast. By Gabriel Thompson The Nation (Link to article at Photo info: A worker gathers items for delivery from the warehouse floor at Amazon’s distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona (Reuters/Ralph D. Freso) This article was reported in partnership with […]

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PHOTOS: Shifting the Balance of Power

Thank you to all who joined the Warehouse Worker Resource Center for the first-ever celebration, Shifting the Balance of Power. Dec. 10 warehouse workers honored former California Labor Secretary Marty Morgenstern, Labor Commissioner Julie Su, Sen. Norma Torres and the Chinatown Community for Equitable Development for their tireless support of working people. Special thank you […]

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National Leaders React to Walmart’s Announcement of a New CEO

Civil rights groups weigh in on Walmart’s announcement of the company’s change of leadership. Guadalupe Palma, Director of Warehouse Workers United “Warehouse workers have repeatedly been exposed to dangerous and illegal working conditions inside Walmart’s contracted warehouses. While Walmart has acknowledged the poor working conditions and its own responsibility to ensure all supply chain workers […]

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Join Us: Black Friday in the Inland Empire

Join Warehouse Workers United, grocery store workers, Walmart workers and lots of community members for the biggest event in the Inland Empire….and one of the largest in SoCal! Get there early and then go home for leftovers. (Press advisory is here.) WHAT: Community rally WHERE: Ontario Walmart, 1333 N Mountain Ave, Ontario, California 91762 WHEN: […]

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PHOTOS: Warehouse Workers and Truckers

Warehouse workers at American Logistics International, Inc. and Pacer International, Inc. in Carson, Calif. filed detailed complaints with the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA Friday. Both warehouses are contracted by Walmart to load and unload its merchandise including toys, bikes, house wares and more that arrives by ship through the ports […]