LOS ANGELES – Warehouse workers who move Walmart goods have filed charges against Walmart and its PR firm for illegally spying on workers and are calling on the retail giant to drop Mercury Public Affairs as a contracted lobbying firm. Workers filed charges after learning last week that a senior associate for Mercury was caught […]
LOS ANGELES — Major retailers like Walmart are driving down wages and workplace safety standards on a scale far greater than understood before, a report released today by the National Employment Law Project shows. The explosion of “domestic outsourcing,” the aggressive practice of contracting warehousing, transportation and goods delivery to a complex hierarchy of contractors […]
LOS ANGELES – Los grandes minoristas como Walmart están bajando los salarios y las normas de seguridad laboral en una escala mucho mayor que la conocida anteriormente, reporta un informe publicado hoy por El Proyecto Nacional de Empleo. La explosión de la “externalización domestica”, la práctica agresiva de contratación de prestación de almacenamiento, transportación y […]
National Employment Law Project Report Details Walmart’s Negative Effects on the Local Economy June 6, 2012 Major retailers like Walmart are driving down wages and workplace safety standards on a scale far greater than understood before, according to a report released June 6 by the National Employment Law Project. The explosion of “domestic outsourcing,” the […]
Martha Medina is a mother and a warehouse worker in San Bernardino, California. Here is her Mother’s Day message: “I came to this country to help support my mother. From the second you first open your eyes as a newborn you see your mother. She gives you the strength and wisdom to live. Now I […]
Warehouse workers David Acosta and Jose Martinez talk about their experiences working at warehouses that move Walmart goods and their visions for justice at Walmart for the next 50 years.
On March 9, 2012, leaders of the the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the Korean Public Service and Transportation Workers Union, and International Solidarity House joined with representatives from Change to Win and Warehouse Workers United to visit the Walmart global procurement office in Seoul, South Korea. The delegation called on the retailer, the direct […]
Mira Loma, Calif.- After working in scorching heat with no breaks for hours on end, roughly 100 workers at a Walmart contracted warehouse took legal action against Schneider Logistics after noticing wages were being stolen from their paychecks. The action prompted a notice to terminate the workers en masse, a discharge that was scheduled to […]