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Event: People of Faith United for Worker Justice

Join us for a pre-Labor Day rally and multi-faith gathering Thursday, August 23 with  workers, religious leaders, and leaders from the grocery store workers union. What: People of Faith United for Worker Justice When: 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon, Thursday, August 23 Where: Decker Hall, Pilgrim Place, West 6th Street and Mayflower Road in Claremont […]


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Two Workers Fired in the Name of Walmart’s Bottom Line

Pictured here: Girshriela Green and Santos Castaneda, two leaders fired in the fight to improve working conditions and jobs in the Walmart supply chain. Walmart fired Girshriela Green just days after she spoke to thousands at the June 30 Chinatown protest.  Castaneda was fired from his job moving Walmart goods after he spoke up about […]


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News Outlets Take Notice of Warehouse Workplace Hazards

A growing number of major media outlets are reporting about health and safety violations and poor working conditions at the Southern California warehouses that are the backbone of Walmart’s worldwide supply chain. According to The New York Times, the dire workplace conditions are not only hurting warehouse employees but are also having widespread economic impact […]


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Workers Stand Up to Retaliation and Win

Warehouse workers filed charges to stop a recent wave of retaliation Wednesday and one worker was reinstated after being suspended indefinitely. Workers have raised serious concerns about high temperatures, broken equipment, constant yelling and pressure from supervisors and frequent injuries inside warehouses that move Walmart goods. They filed an extensive complaint with the state of […]


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PHOTOS: No more #brokenbodies.

View the photos of workers delivering a Cal/OSHA complaint to end dangerous working conditions at critical Walmart-contracted warehouse. Mira las fotos de los trabajadores de bodega entregando la queja que pusieron con Cal/OSHA para terminar las peligrosas condiciones de trabajo en una de las bodegas mas importantes sub-contratada por Walmart.


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Workers File Detailed Complaint to End Dangerous Working Conditions at Critical Walmart-Contracted Warehouse

LOS ANGELES – Warehouse workers required to work inside dark, hot, metal shipping containers with little ventilation or water under pressure to meet high quotas in the face of frequent injury filed a complaint with the state agency responsible for workplace conditions Wednesday. (Español aquí) Workers at a warehouse that moves goods exclusively for Walmart […]


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Trabajadores presentan queja detallada para poner fin a condiciones peligrosas de trabajo en bodegas contratadas por Walmart

LOS ANGELES- Trabajadores de bodegas los cuales son requeridos a trabajar en el oscuro interior de contenedores de metal caliente, con poca ventilación o agua, bajo presión de cumplir con altas cuotas y ante las frecuentes lesiones, presentaron una denuncia con la agencia estatal responsable por condiciones en el lugar de trabajo el pasado miércoles. […]


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UC Riverside Report “Unsafe and Unfair”

UC Riverside Report “Unsafe and Unfair: Labor Conditions in the Warehouse Industry” Points to Pressures in the Logistics Industry July 18, 2012 A study released by the University of California, Riverside shows that labor subcontracting and lack of employer accountability have fostered unsafe and unfair working conditions in the Inland warehouse industry. The report was […]


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Extreme Pressure, Constant Injuries and Retaliation

Workers Bravely Call for Safety on the Job Mire abajo para Español. These five warehouse workers routinely work with broken, unsafe equipment, under extreme pressure to work faster and are frequently injured. June 30 they led a group of 50 workers and supporters to call for a safer workplace and specific resolutions to serious problems […]


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“When I was pregnant, they laughed at my concerns.”

By Marta Medina This weekend I plan to join thousands of people in Chinatown in Los Angeles. We are concerned about working conditions that affect people like me who make sure Walmart’s shelves are stocked. It means a lot for me to be there Saturday. I want people to know about the hard work warehouse […]


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