- js reader version
- email this article
- view hidden posts
- tags and related articles
by Occupy Riverside
Wednesday, Feb. 08, 2012 at 12:53 AM
This resolution was adopted by the Inland Empire General Strike Committee on January 27, 2012, and was amended on February 6, 2012. It was subsequently adopted by Occupy Redlands. We encourage all other local occupys, as well as all labor unions, student groups, community organizations, congregations, homeowner associations, and any other free associations to adopt this resolution and find other ways to support this action.
download PDF (66.5 kibibytes)
Resolution in Support of Non-Union Warehouse Workers at Walmart Contractor Schneider Logistics
Adopted January 27, 2012; amended February 6, 2012
WHEREAS Walmart is the largest corporation in the world, earning billions in profits from the sweat of workers worldwide, and
WHEREAS Walmart is one of the primary anti-union forces in the country and the world, and
WHEREAS Walmart makes use of its immense economic power to enact anti-worker legislation through networks such as the American Legislative Exchange Council, and
WHEREAS Walmart sets the ever-declining industry standard for treatment of workers, and
WHEREAS Walmart makes use of contractors, subcontractors, and temporary employment agencies to avoid its responsibility to uphold its own standards of ethics, and
WHEREAS Walmart refuses to adopt a responsible contractor policy that would benefit workers at the Schneider warehouse at 4100 Hamner Ave in Mira Loma, California, where workers for the temporary employment agency Rogers-Premier have had to wage claims and have suffered retaliation, and
WHEREAS the disempowerment of workers is an affront to the human dignity that is the cornerstone of all faiths,
BE IT RESOLVED THAT
In coordination with a 38-city national day of non-violent action directed at the corporations comprising ALEC, the General Assembly of Occupy Riverside calls for a legal, one-day community picket line in support of the just struggle of the warehouse workers. We ask all unions doing business with the Schneider facility on February 29, 2012, and all non-union workers as they are able, to respect the picket line by not crossing it. We request that all union locals and central labor councils endorse the picket line and support the effort as they are able, by encouraging rank-and-file participation in the picket, through in-kind contributions of materials such as water, food, banners, sound system, etc. for the workers and participating community members. We also encourage community groups and faith based groups to similarly join and support as they are best able.
Please write to email@example.com to inform us if your organization adopts this resolution or is able to support this effort in any other way.
Report this post as:
Families Protest Abusive Foreclosure Practices of Wells Fargo Bank
How is CCSA's Ref Rodriguez hiding his billionaire and ideologue contributors?
What drives charter profiteer Ref Rodriguez?
Los Angeles Artist Threatens 40 Million Dollar Law Suit for Public Storage Illegal Auction
RAC-LA Community Center Grand Opening
KPFK and Pacifica- woes unrelenting...
RAC-LA Community Center Badly Needs Your Support
Meet Green elected school board members, Sunday, March 29 in LA - 4pm
Californians Shame Regulators For Teaching Big Oil How To Skirt Law and Pollute Our Water
Next "Star Wars" to score in Los Angeles for First Time in Franchise History
Los Angeles Stands Up for Women's Rights
American Flag Banned from UC Irvine
Conversations with 3 HOLES AND A SMOKING GUN
Indymedia and the Cyber Left
FEDS ALLOW LAWSUIT TO SHUT DOWN DIABLO CANYON TO PROCEED
Open Letter to LA indymedia re hardly any more comments
More Local News...
Rescued Animals go Back to the Jungle with Help from Peru’s Armed Forces
CDC Lies In Calling Cigarettes The Number 1 Cause Of Preventable Death
Aftershocks Pummel Highly Indebted Nepal: Poor Country Spends 217 Million Annually on Debt
Philippine Women's Group Gabriela blast President Aquino
A Divided Society
Media Activism in Argentina
Actualización del golpe de estado en Honduras en marzo de 2015
Explication of Salient Events : fbi As Criminal Sovereignty
350 McDonalds Shut Down Since January 350 More Scheduled To Close
Les prisons intérieures
The Shortwave Report 04/24/15 Listen Globally!
Severely Injured Animals and Corrupt Cops
USA's Police State, Ungodly
San Francisco Supervisors ban wild animal performances
US Council of Muslim Organizations statement on Armenian incident
Politics Faded Out the Constitutional Offensiveness of Trade Agreements
Paraphysique de synecdoque
The fake sincerity of pro-Palestinian commentators
The Goodness of Mankind Is Threatened
Comments on the European Commission's approach to investor-state arbitration
World Bank Announces Package of Aid and Loans to Ebola-Affected Countries
Paraphysique de l'anarchisme
Overdue farewell to dogma
The Shortwave Report 04/17/15 Listen Globally!
The Sleazy Corporate Thieves of Public Storage: Ronald L. Havner Jr. , B. Wayne Hughes....
Federal agents being accused of gross misconduct & assassinations
4 Men Murdered 1983 San Pedro, Stat of WW III, Memory Returned 2014, Psych Ops, Video Link
More Breaking News...