Indianapolis: Shooting Rampage Targets FedEx Workers

Photo credit: Victim’s families By Jakob Stein On April 15, 19-year-old Brandon Hole opened fire at the FedEx Ground-Plainfield Operation Center in Indianapolis, killing eight workers as well as himself. While the monopoly media has chosen to focus mainly on Indiana’s “Red Flag Law” and how it failed to prevent the shooter from purchasing guns, the fact that it is the imperialist culture that created … Continue reading Indianapolis: Shooting Rampage Targets FedEx Workers

Worker Correspondents: FedEx Package Handlers Face Daily Injury

By Serran Soledad In the City of Industry, an almost entirely industrial town in east Los Angeles County, the FedEx Ground Hub is putting package handlers through work conditions that leave them injured on a near-daily basis. Workers sometimes finish the day with bloody hands, others have fallen into the belly of trailers and blown out their knee caps, and some have even have thrown … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: FedEx Package Handlers Face Daily Injury

Worker Correspondents: Fedex Pushes Higher Productivity Amid Layoffs

By Arthur Boukman and Nélida Tello Tribune of the People spoke to two FedEx Ground package handlers, one worker is from South Windsor, Connecticut and the second is from Austin, Texas. Both spoke on the firing practices and work speedups carried out by Fedex. Layoffs have targeted workers who missed work during peak season, and in an effort to increase profit, workers have been laid … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Fedex Pushes Higher Productivity Amid Layoffs

Worker’s Correspondence: FedEx Slashes Peak-Season Raise

By Nélida Tello Tribune of the People spoke to a FedEx package handler who unloads packages, out of trucks that arrive at the distribution center from across the country, and loads them onto trucks to be delivered throughout Austin. Employees at the Austin FedEx Ground center have not received their peak-season raise despite being weeks into peak season. Management has justified employees not getting the … Continue reading Worker’s Correspondence: FedEx Slashes Peak-Season Raise