Workers Describe Jobs Rife with Retaliation, Hazards and Low Pay LOS ANGELES – Workers representing four links in Walmart’s global supply chain – food production, processing, warehousing and retail – today filed a formal ethics complaint with Walmart’s corporate executives in Los Angeles. The complaint outlines systemic violations of Walmart’s own Statement of Ethics and […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]