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Warehouse Worker Strike Spreads to Illinois

Illinois Workers Walk Off the Job Following Similar Action in Southern California IL Media Contacts: Leah Fried, Warehouse Workers for Justice 773-550-3022, leah@warehouseworker.org Mark Meinster, Warehouse Workers for Justice 773-405-3022, mark@warehouseworker.org 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 […]


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Daily Dispatch: Pilgrimage and Health Clinic

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 […]


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Voices From the WalMarch Feature: Manolo Fernandez

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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Daily Dispatch: Workers Begin 50 Mile Pilgrimage

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 […]



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PHOTOS: The WalMarch Begins

With the support of community, clergy and elected leaders including 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 the largest retailer in […]


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Warehouse Workers Launch the WalMarch, 50-mile Pilgrimage for Safe Jobs

Workers, Leaders Call on Walmart to Take Responsibility for Warehouse Working Conditions, Workers in Chicago file federal lawsuit ONTARIO, Calif. – With the support of community, clergy and elected leaders including 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 […]


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Daily Dispatch: Warehouse Workers on Strike (PHOTOS)

WalMarch Dispatch: Day 1 Today, warehouse workers went on strike against their employers, NFI and Warestaff, to protest the unfair labor practices they have faced on the job. Workers—who do not have a recognized union—walked off the job to call for an end to retaliation and unfair labor practices. Workers have been fighting for more […]


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