Archive for October 2010

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WWJ holds candidates forum

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Chicago Tribune
by Mary Owen

Warehouse Workers for Justice will hold a public candidate forum for individuals seeking state office Thursday at the Sacred Heart Church in Joliet.

Among the candidates are State Sen. A.J. Wilhelmi, a Democrat from Joliet, and his challenger in the District 43 state Senate race, Cedra Crenshaw, a Bolingbrook Republican.

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Higher standards for Joliet facility?

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Joliet Herald News
Cindy Wojdyla Cain

CenterPoint North is receiving a financial incentive from the state, so the state should require fewer temporary workers and better-paying warehouse jobs at the development, Warehouse Workers for Justice leaders say.

“Our assertion is, if taxpayers are going to invest in job creation, we need to be able to hold companies accountable to create good jobs,” said WWJ coordinator Abraham Mwaura.

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AREA Chicago: Bad Jobs in Goods Movement

Friday, October 1st, 2010

AREA Chicago published a center-spread on WWJ and goods movement in Chicago. See it here: