Trabajadores de bodega, acompañados por trabajadores de Walmart y lideres comunitarios, intentan hablar con Walmart sobre condiciones de trabajo ilegales Seis días después de comenzar una huelga, y el lanzamiento de una peregrinación de 50 millas, los trabajadores de bodegas del Sur de California llevaron su llamado por mejorar las malas condiciones de trabajo y […]
WalMarch Dispatch: Day 4 Dozens of farm workers from the Central Valley and Oxnard joined warehouse workers who are marching and calling on Walmart to take responsibility for the illegal and inhumane working conditions at its contracted warehouses in Southern California. Bus loads of Central Valley farm workers led by United Farm Workers (UFW) President […]
WalMarch Dispatch: Day 3 WalMarch Day 3 We started the third day of the WalMarch at St. Martha’s Episcopal Church in West Covina. Walmart Associates brought care packages for the marchers and then more Associates greeted us in front of the Walmart store in Baldwin Park. At the store we delivered more than 25,000 signatures […]
Illinois Workers Walk Off the Job Following Similar Action in Southern California IL Media Contacts: Leah Fried, Warehouse Workers for Justice 773-550-3022, firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Meinster, Warehouse Workers for Justice 773-405-3022, email@example.com CA Media Contact: Elizabeth Brennan, 213-999-2164 CHICAGO — Workers at a key Walmart distribution center in Elwood, Illinois went on strike today to protest […]
WalMarch Dispatch: Day 2 As WalMarch, the 50-mile, 6-day pilgrimage of warehouse workers, moves closer to Los Angeles and support grows, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals will hold a health clinic in West Covina. Community organizations, including the United Healthcare Workers, East Valley Community Health Center, and others, will provide screening tests on […]
Manolo Fernandez is 22 years old and has worked in the warehouses for 4 months. Before working in the warehouses, he was a gardener for 4 years. His mom is unemployed and his father retired 1 year ago. He and his older brother maintain the household. During my time at the warehouses, I’ve noticed that […]
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WalMarch Dispatch: Day 1 With the support of community, clergy and elected leaders includg Asm. Norma Torres, warehouse workers launched the WalMarch, a 50-mile, 6-day pilgrimage from Southern California’s Inland Empire to Downtown Los Angeles. Workers and their supporters are calling on Walmart to take responsibility for working conditions in its Inland Empire warehouses. As […]