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Will County News: WWJ Surveys Warehouse Workers

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

From Will County News:

JOLIET–The group Warehouse Workers for Justice are investigating working conditions in Will County Warehouses. Warehouse Workers for Justice are clear about their goals: They want a living wage for warehouse workers and enforcement of already existing labor laws.

Speaking recently after a meeting of the Interfaith Action Committee, the members said that after a Martin Luther King event last year, the faith community was drawn “into the struggle for warehouse justice.”

It will take a broad base of warehouse workers to make the changes happen, the members said. “The only way to push back is with a broad based organization.”

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