Transparency and Good Warehouse Jobs Bill Passes Committee

  ​ 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 […]

Buy Tickets Now: WWRC Celebration May 20, Banning’s Landing in Wilmington!

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 […]

Action Alert: Raise Your Voice on Indoor Heat!

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 […]

Worsafe & WWRC Tendrán Clínicas Legales Gratis

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 […]

WWRC & Worksafe Host Temp Worker Legal Clinics

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 […]

Waitex Warehouse Workers Win $80,000 In Back Wages

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, […]

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WWRC at Sacramento Immigrant Lobby Day 2017

  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.          

WWRC Hits The Streets for May 1 2017

WWRC leaders hit the streets in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Riverside today, standing in global solidarity as workers, immigrants and community members. May Day Los Angeles  

Can You Feel the Heat In Sacramento?

This week, temperatures have reached over 110 degrees in Inland Southern California. Thousands of workers are toiling in steel shipping containers across Southern California delivering goods to all of us from companies like Amazon, Walmart and Target.  These workers, like millions of other workers in California, have no protections from the heat under the law. […]