Workers Correspondence: Walmart Carries Out Mass Layoffs, Doesn’t Enforce Covid Protocol

Photo Credit: Etienne Laurent/EPA/Shutter Stock By Julian Oddo Management at Walmart in Charlotte, North Carolina has failed to enforce COVID-19 safety measures. Customers are allowed into the store without masks, and the company has not done enough to safeguard workers from viral transmission. When workers complain to management they are ignored, and mask mandates are not enforced. The break room at the store was recently … Continue reading Workers Correspondence: Walmart Carries Out Mass Layoffs, Doesn’t Enforce Covid Protocol

Charlotte: Snyder’s-Lance Employees Describe Lack of Sick Pay, Workplace Injuries, Death

Photo credit: WBTV By Dontay Stevenson A worker at one of the Snyder’s-Lance Factories in Charlotte recently spoke with Tribune of the People about the conditions inside the facility. The worker informed Tribune that management takes deliberate steps to avoid paying their permanent workers higher wages by hiring temp workers or outside contractors for maintenance-related jobs. Once hired, the temp workers receive very little in … Continue reading Charlotte: Snyder’s-Lance Employees Describe Lack of Sick Pay, Workplace Injuries, Death

Worker Correspondence: H-E-B Employees Speak on Wages, Work Conditions, and COVID Precautions

Photo Credit: H-E-B Newsroom By Nélida Tello Tribune of the People spoke to two H-E-B employees from Austin and Brownsville, Texas, respectively, who spoke about the work conditions they face, wages, and some of the company’s practices during the pandemic. H-E-B is a grocery store which operates mainly in Texas. It is also one of the largest companies in the US and is promoted by … Continue reading Worker Correspondence: H-E-B Employees Speak on Wages, Work Conditions, and COVID Precautions

Correspondencia obrera: trabajadora de Amazon fue herida, se le cobra la visita médica obligatoria

Crédito de fotografia: Jo Mannies/St. Louis Public Radio Por David Albright Una trabajadora de la instalación de Amazon “STL8” en St. Peters, MO habló con Tribune sobre su experiencia en torno a una lesión sufrida fuera de las instalaciones y que se volvió a lesionar en el trabajo poco después de regresar de una ausencia médica. La trabajadora dijo a Tribune que sintió un chasquido en el hombro y un dolor … Continue reading Correspondencia obrera: trabajadora de Amazon fue herida, se le cobra la visita médica obligatoria

Correspondencia obrera: Enfermeras de Worcester votan a favor de huelga, están dispuestas a luchar por sus reivindicaciones

Crédito de la foto: Telegram y Gazette Por Vincent Cross Miércoles, más de 700 de los y las 800 enfermeros del St. Vincent Hospital en Worcester, Massachusetts votaron a favor de comenzar un paro laboral. Entre las exigencias son una dotación de personal segura y proporciones legales de pacientes por enfermera. Aunque la votación autoriza al sindicato a hacer huelga, el sindicato todavía no ha … Continue reading Correspondencia obrera: Enfermeras de Worcester votan a favor de huelga, están dispuestas a luchar por sus reivindicaciones

Worker’s Correspondence: Worcester Nurses Vote to Strike, Ready to Fight for Demands

Photo Credit: Telegram and Gazette By Vincent Cross On Wednesday, more than 700 of the 800 nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts voted in favor of striking. Demands are for safe staffing and legal patient-to-nurse ratios. While the vote authorizes the union to strike, they have yet to give management the required ten-day notice before the strike can begin. Nurses have been picketing … Continue reading Worker’s Correspondence: Worcester Nurses Vote to Strike, Ready to Fight for Demands

Worker Correspondence: Amazon Worker Injured On-Site, Charged for Mandatory Doctor Visit

Photo credit: Jo Mannies/St. Louis Public Radio By David Albright A worker at the STL8 Amazon Facility in St. Peters, MO spoke with Tribune about her experience surrounding an injury sustained offsite that was reinjured on the job soon after she returned from medical leave. The worker told Tribune that she felt a pop in her shoulder and excruciating pain while lifting a box during … Continue reading Worker Correspondence: Amazon Worker Injured On-Site, Charged for Mandatory Doctor Visit

Oxnard: Ironworkers Hold Strike At Future Amazon Fulfillment Center

By Serran Soledad Last Friday, dozens of union workers held a picket line outside the future Amazon fulfillment center in Oxnard, California. This was day two of a strike organized by Ironworkers Local #433, who initially walked off the jobsite the previous day. Upon the announcement of the development of the Amazon fulfillment center, and in response to some community backlash, local politicians promised the … Continue reading Oxnard: Ironworkers Hold Strike At Future Amazon Fulfillment Center

Correspondencia obrera: Técnicos de EMT y Urgencias de Houston están sobrecargados de trabajo y desprotegidos

Crédito de la foto: Godofredo A. Vásquez, Houston Chronicle / Fotógrafo de plantilla Por Eli Blackhart El diario revolucionario Tribune of the People ha hablado con un trabajador sanitario de Houston que trabaja como técnico de urgencias y de emergencias. El médico detalló las inseguras condiciones de trabajo, el aumento de la carga de trabajo y la falta de apoyo por parte de las empresas de salud. … Continue reading Correspondencia obrera: Técnicos de EMT y Urgencias de Houston están sobrecargados de trabajo y desprotegidos

Correspondencia obrera: Fedex impulsa una mayor productividad en medio de los despidos

Por Arthur Boukman y Nélida Tello El diario revolucionario Tribune of the People habló con dos manejadores de paquetes de FedEx Ground, uno de South Windsor, Connecticut y otro de Austin, Texas.  Ambos hablaron sobre las prácticas de despido y la aceleración del trabajo llevadas a cabo por Fedex. Los despidos se han centrado en los trabajadores que faltaron al trabajo durante la temporada alta y, en un … Continue reading Correspondencia obrera: Fedex impulsa una mayor productividad en medio de los despidos