News Clips

Warehouse workers sue for unpaid wages at Port of L.A.

By Chris Kirkham Los Angeles Times (Link to article on A group of warehouse workers at the Port of Los Angeles has filed suit against a major distribution company, claiming that they have been underpaid and subjected to harsh working conditions. The workers are seeking a class-action suit against California Cartage Co. and several […]

Workers Reach $21-Million Settlement Against Wal-Mart, Warehouses

By Ricardo Lopez Los Angeles Times (link to article on Workers at a Riverside County warehouse and distribution complex for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to settle a long-running battle over wage issues by accepting $21 million in unpaid wages, interest and penalties. The proposed settlement of a lawsuit with Wal-Mart and Schneider Logistics Inc. […]

WORKPLACE: Court Rules Walmart Must Remain a Defendant

By Jack Katzanek The Press-Enterprise (link to article on A federal judge has denied Wal-Mart’s request to be removed from a lawsuit filed by Inland Southern California distribution workers. The decision means that it is now likely the world’s largest retailer will have to answer workers’ allegations in open court. Judge Christina Snyder, in […]