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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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South Korean Unions in Solidarity with WWU at Walmart Procurement Office Seoul

On March 9, 2012, leaders of the the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the Korean Public Service and Transportation Workers Union, and International Solidarity House joined with representatives from Change to Win and Warehouse Workers United to visit the Walmart global procurement office in Seoul, South Korea. The delegation called on the retailer, the direct […]


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