Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Drivers Face Video Surveillance, Heavy Monitoring

Photo: A picture of the Lytx camera posted by a UPS driver in Atlanta on an online forum By Rachel Foster UPS has begun installing surveillance systems in its delivery vehicles as a tactic to monitor drivers, speed up their work, and curtail breaks. Package cars in four fulfillment centers in Oklahoma and Texas have been fitted with cameras both inside and outside the vehicles, … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Drivers Face Video Surveillance, Heavy Monitoring

Pennsylvania: ATI Strike Continues, Steelworkers and Activists Protest Scabs

By Jason Bartles On Tuesday in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania, striking steelworkers from Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) picketed their employers and protested the company’s use of scabs (additional workers brought in to break the strike). The workers were supported by area activists, who joined in chanting at scab workers who crossed the picket line. Scabs driving vehicles would accelerate when exiting the facility, suggesting they feared confrontation … Continue reading Pennsylvania: ATI Strike Continues, Steelworkers and Activists Protest Scabs

Workers’ Correspondent: Trader Joe’s Uses Hazard Pay to Cut Raises, Workers Push Back

Photo Source: Tribune Supporter By Joanna Meyer Trader Joe’s has used the current economic situation to drive down wages and try to cut raises, using a temporary pandemic “hazard pay” as a bait-and-switch on their workers like myself. When workers spoke out last month, Trader Joe’s made some concessions, but we know that it’s still not enough. While Trader Joe’s does tend to pay better … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondent: Trader Joe’s Uses Hazard Pay to Cut Raises, Workers Push Back

Charlotte: Workers at Frankie’s Fun Park Walk Out in Protest of Racist Manager

By Sarah Ahmed A group of workers at Frankie’s Fun Park in Huntersville, a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina, staged a walkout on May 22 after their complaints against an unnamed white manager making racist comments against Black workers were repeatedly ignored by the company. Frankie’s, an amusement park chain with five locations across North Carolina, retaliated against the predominantly Black workers by firing them … Continue reading Charlotte: Workers at Frankie’s Fun Park Walk Out in Protest of Racist Manager

Video: Interview with Striking JuiceLand Worker

Tribune of the People is pleased to share an exclusive interview with a striking JuiceLand worker in Austin who speaks on the current situation in the ongoing strike. As the company tries to paint the strike as over and minimize the workers’ demands, the workers have continued to strike as JuiceLand has failed to adequately address their concerns over wages and safety, as well as … Continue reading Video: Interview with Striking JuiceLand Worker

Austin: Continúa la huelga de los trabajadores de JuiceLand, propietarios traen esquiroles

Por Nélida Tello Los trabajadores de JuiceLand están entrando en su segunda semana de huelga y siguen llamando a un boicot, ya que la compañía se niega a satisfacer todas sus demandas. La propiedad de JuiceLand ha demostrado que está comprometida a romper la huelga contratando reemplazos, también conocidos como esquiroles, y quitando trabajadores de los horarios. Los trabajadores informaron, en su cuenta de twitter, … Continue reading Austin: Continúa la huelga de los trabajadores de JuiceLand, propietarios traen esquiroles

Corresponsales obreros: La producción continúa a un ritmo vertiginoso después del asesinato de un obrero en un fabricante de pesticidas

Por Blaine Hopkins El trágico asesinato de un trabajador en el estacionamiento de SBM Life Science a principios de este mes hizo poco para frenar el frenético ritmo de producción que ha empeorado las condiciones en las instalaciones de producción y distribución de pesticidas en Pasadena, Texas. La instalación formula pesticidas para SBM y Bayer y luego los prepara para su distribución con embotellado, empaque … Continue reading Corresponsales obreros: La producción continúa a un ritmo vertiginoso después del asesinato de un obrero en un fabricante de pesticidas

Oxnard: Trabajadores de Food 4 Less se declara en huelga por mejores salarios, llama al boicot

Por Maya Luna Gritando “¡Boicotear Food 4 Less!”, los trabajadores y sus partidarios protestaron frente a la tienda en Oxnard el miércoles por la mañana exigiendo un contrato por salarios más altos y beneficios más fuertes, que la subsidiaria propiedad de Kroger ha rechazado durante meses. Los manifestantes se reunieron con carteles que decían: “Boicotear esta tienda. Apoya a los trabajadores de Food 4 Less” y … Continue reading Oxnard: Trabajadores de Food 4 Less se declara en huelga por mejores salarios, llama al boicot

Workers’ Correspondents: Production Continues at Breakneck Pace after Murder of Worker at Pesticide Manufacturer

By Blaine Hopkins The tragic murder of a worker in the parking lot at SBM Life Science earlier this month did little to slow the frantic production pace that has worsened conditions at the pesticide production and distribution facility in Pasadena, Texas. The facility formulates SBM and Bayer pesticides and then prepares them for distribution with bottling, packaging, and palletizing. In response to the increased … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: Production Continues at Breakneck Pace after Murder of Worker at Pesticide Manufacturer

Austin: Los propietarios de Juiceland amenazan con emprender acciones legales contra los trabajadores en huelga

Foto: trabajadores de Juiceland en una discusión grupal (Fuente: Tribune SC) Por Taylor Jenson, con contribuciones de David Martinez El miércoles, el propietario de Juiceland, Matt Shook, envió una carta de cese y desistimiento en represalia contra los trabajadores por organizar y exponer a la empresa durante una huelga que lleva una semana. Los trabajadores que compartieron este hecho con Tribune se han mantenido firmes ante las … Continue reading Austin: Los propietarios de Juiceland amenazan con emprender acciones legales contra los trabajadores en huelga