The incident “implies a profound lack of safety planning and training,” said Alberto Arroyo, co-manager of the Laundry, Distribution & Food Service Joint Board of the Workers United/SEIU union, and Debra Coyle McFadden, executive director of the NJ Work Environment Council, in a joint statement. The two groups are part of Warehouse Workers Stand Up, a coalition that is campaigning for reforms to protect warehouse workers.
Una de las cosas que más lamenta la mexicana Liliana Morales es no haber podido hacer una fiesta o un regalo a su hijo mayor después de que este se graduara con honores y fuera becado y aceptado en Montclair. Pero los $1,250 que dedica al alquiler mensualmente, las facturas, la baby sitter para el menor de sus tres hijos dejan poco margen a esta madre soltera de 34 años que trabaja en uno de los sectores más pujantes: el almacenaje para el comercio electrónico en Nueva Jersey.
Warehouse workers and representatives of labor unions and community groups kicked off that fight Tuesday in front of an Amazon distribution center in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township. They staged a rally to launch a campaign to pressure Amazon and other e-commerce shippers to increase wages and allow warehouse workers to organize.
(northjersey.com) A group of New Jersey workers stood in the cold outside an Amazon Books store in Manhattan on Wednesday to remind shoppers that their online purchases are made possible by warehouse employees who often are underpaid and denied normal workplace benefits.
(CBS) “All we’re asking Amazon is to respect their workers, pay them a decent wage. We’re asking for a code of conduct,” said a 73-year-old woman who said she makes $10.90 an hour.
(FIOS 1) (VIDEO) Dozens of SEIU workers marched and protested in front of GG3, a leather and apparel distribution center for a “Fight for $15” rally.
(My Central New Jersey) Warehouse workers at a clothing distribution facility that services such large retailers as Amazon, Walmart, Macy’s and JCPenney held a two-hour strike Wednesday morning.