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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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“True Heroes,” MSNBC Looks at Warehouse Conditions

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Watch Van Jones, the former special adviser for green jobs in the Obama White House and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, and Rose Aguilar, radio host of “Your Call” on KALW radio in San Francisco and op-ed contributor to Al Jazeera English, talk […]


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PHOTOS: Warehouse Workers United in Three Acts

Act I: Deliver a serious complaint to Walmart’s LA executives. Act II: Press conference with community groups, Walmart associates, warehouse workers and guest workers. No more Walmarts in Los Angeles until the mega retailer takes responsibility for all workers who help stock its shelves. Act III: The crew goes east to the warehouses in Riverside. […]


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Los trabajadores de Walmart describen una imagen gráfica de las condiciones de trabajo a lo largo de la cadena de suministro

Trabajadores describen los trabajos abundantes en represalias, peligros y bajos salarios LOS ANGELES – Los trabajadores que representan a cuatro enlaces de la cadena de suministro global de Walmart , la producción de alimentos, procesamiento, almacenamiento y venta al por menor  presentaron hoy una queja de ética formal con ejecutivos de las empresas Walmart en Los […]


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Walmart Workers Paint Graphic Picture of Working Conditions Throughout Supply Chain

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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Event: People of Faith United for Worker Justice

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 […]


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Two Workers Fired in the Name of Walmart’s Bottom Line

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 […]


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News Outlets Take Notice of Warehouse Workplace Hazards

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 […]


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Workers Stand Up to Retaliation and Win

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 […]


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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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