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Sign Our Letter, Help Workers

My name is Marta Medina and I am a warehouse worker. In the five years I worked in a warehouse, I learned to tolerate dangerous and unjust working conditions. One of the most humiliating experiences happened four years ago when I was eight months pregnant. I received a Walmart order to ship 2,000 boxes in […]


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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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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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Workers Unite to Stop Extreme Pressure

Wearing a t-shirt may seem like a small thing…but it means a lot when you work in a warehouse. Today , these courageous workers showed they are united in the face of retaliation to stop extreme pressure on the job, unsafe working conditions and disrespect in Walmart-contracted warehouses. … Usar una camiseta podría verse como […]


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LA Latina Leaders Reveal New Details about Walmart’s Negative Effects on the Local Economy

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 […]


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Líderes Latinas de Los Ángeles revelan nuevos detalles sobre los efectos negativos de Walmart en la economía local

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 […]



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Happy Mother’s Day from Warehouse Workers United

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 […]


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Warehouse Workers on Walmart at 50

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.


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