On May 20, the WWRC celebrated courageous workers’ efforts to organize at from the Port of Los Angeles to the warehouses of Fontana. Thank you, honorees Eric Tate, Secretary Treasurer of Teamsters Local 848 and Patricia Castellanos for showing us leadership and courage, standing with workers in the supply chains of major retailers. Extra thanks […]
On May 1, the WWRC marched with our communities in both Fontana and Long Beach, standing up for workers and immigrants. All year, WWRC has been standing with the immigrant community to protect California’s SB 54 from attacks from anti-immigrant forces, and educating immigrant workers about their rights in the workplace and the community.
On April 25, leaders from the WWRC and Workers United-SEIU visited Sacramento to testify in support of California Assembly Bill 2853, Transparency and Good Jobs for Local Communities. We thank Assemblymember Jose Medina for introducing the bill, which would require warehouse developments that receive subsidies to disclose information about the amount and quality […]
WWRC will be honoring Teamsters Local 848 Secretary Treasurer Eric Tate at Port of Opportunity: WWRC’s 2018 Celebration. The party is Sunday, May 20 from 1-3 PM at Banning’s Landing in Wilmington! Eric has been a champion for working people at the Port and across Southern California and a longtime friend to WWRC. For tickets […]
In 2016, WWRC, the California Federation of Labor, ILWU, Worksafe, and other allies supported SB 1167, mandating Cal/OSHA to establish the first indoor heat standard in the nation. After Governor Brown signed the law, Cal/OSHA has been working through a process to establish this standard. The most recent draft of the language was released last […]
On Thursday November 9, over 100 community and faith leaders bore witness to testimonies presented by warehouse workers and truck drivers who move goods that flow through the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Speakers will expose the abuses and injustices they face daily as they work on City property. “Over 400 people work […]
Inglés Worksafe y el WWRC proporcionarán tres clínicas legales con socios de asistencia legal en el Área de la Bahía del Norte de California en octubre de 2017. Ven y descubre si es un trabajador temporal y ¡aprende sobre sus derechos! Se servirán alimentos y refreschos llegos así que darse prisa porque el espacio es […]
Español Worksafe and the WWRC will host three legal clinics with legal aid partners in the Northern California Bay Area in October and November 2017. Come and find out if you are a temp worker and learn about your rights! Food and light refreshments and will be served so please register in advance as space […]
Over two years ago, ten brave workers from Waitex (West Coast Warehouse Inc), a major warehouse in Fontana, stood up and filed a claim against their employer, alleging unpaid hours, overtime, breaks and other major wage violations. Among other things, workers were forced to make deliveries in their personal cars to UPS facilities after work, […]
WWRC staff and leaders joined the Inland Empire delegation for Immigrant Lobby Day in Sacramento on Monday, May 15, calling on our legislators to support policies that benefit our communities- SB 54 and SB 29.