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Members of Warehouse Workers for Justice
in Elwood, IL Walk Off the Job

On Sat Sept 15th in Elwood, IL, workers at a Walmart distribution center walked off the job. They are protesting illegal retaliation and inhumane working conditions. This walkout follows Thursday's filing of a federal lawsuit regarding violations by their employer of minimum wage and overtime laws.

Eric Skogland, striking warehouse worker:

We are on strike to protest violations of our rights. We are tired of retaliation and threats every time we speak up about unsafe working conditions and other abuses.
For more on this latest strike:

#WalMarch Continues:
The Legacy of César Chávez

On Sunday Sept 16th, Arturo Rodriguez and 100 members of the United Farm Workers joined the march. Red flags ablaze and undaunted by the heat, they united with the Warehouse Workers for the last 5 miles into LA.
Sí se puede!


#WalMarch ends tomorrow!
Join them to celebrate!

When: Tuesday, Sept 18 at 11 AM PDT
Where: West Steps of City Hall

The CA Strike: Day 6
The March: Day 5
The IL Strike: Day 3

Please sign this letter to Walmart CEO & Executives.
It will be delivered when the marchers reach Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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Originally posted to Invisible People on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 02:05 PM PDT.

Also republished by In Support of Labor and Unions.

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