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 […]
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 […]
Who is this woman? Last week she claimed to be “Zoe Mitchell,” a young student at USC interested in terrible and illegal conditions inside warehouses that move goods for Walmart. Today she let her true identity slip. “Zoe Mitchell” is completely fictional. Zoe is actually Stephanie Harnett, a fake “reporter” working for Walmart. Last week […]
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 […]
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.