Warehouse workers in California – who do not currently have a recognized union but who are joining together through Warehouse Workers United – walked off the job this week and began a six day march to protest unsafe working conditions and call for change. You can read more about their brave struggle here, and follow their journey here.
Monthly Archives: September 2012
Retail Featured on the American Worker
Eno Awotoye, a Macy’s worker, member of Local 1-S of the RWDSU, and activist with the Retail Action Project is featured on the American Worker. Her story and perspectives offer an important perspective on retail work and workers’ rights.
Putting Walmart into Perspective
You can find a very useful synthesis of the relative power of Walmart in this infographic created by Frugal Dad. It helps us understand just how significant Walmart is, and how it compares to other companies, workplaces, and even to countries’ economies. The data is further proof of why retail matters, how much retail matters, and why we should be having broad-based conversations about the sector.