Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Workers Face Work Speedups, Hazardous Conditions

By Dontay Stevenson Workers at the UPS facility in Charlotte have been subjected to dangerous working conditions related to increasing workloads and work speedups ordered by supervisors and corporate management. In just the past week, four workers have been injured. One worker had a large stack of packages fall on him while using a load stand, causing him to fall off of the stand. Afterwards, … Continue reading Workers’ Correspondents: UPS Workers Face Work Speedups, Hazardous Conditions

Worker’s Correspondents: NXP Semiconductors Pushes Workers to Resume Full Production

By Brian Martel Since the winter storm that hit Texas last month, workers at the Austin NXP Semiconductors plant have been pushed to speed up production and maintain strict standards under threat of firing. NXP Semiconductors is partners with other monopoly corporations like Philips and Motorola, with two fabrication facilities in Austin. Workers at the factory are divided between contractors, hired through Randstad, and full-time … Continue reading Worker’s Correspondents: NXP Semiconductors Pushes Workers to Resume Full Production