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Joliet warehouse workers say they face further intimidation

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Chicago Reporter
By Megan Cotrell

Swastikas and confederate flags don’t make for a very inviting work environment. But getting harassed and retaliated against if you complain about those items? That’s what workers at a Joliet warehouse are saying is happening to them.

Back in April, we reported that a group of workers from the Kraft/Cadbury plant in Joliet were filing charges alleging discrimination and hostile work environment, as well as a class-action lawsuit alleging wage theft. But today those workers are meeting, saying, since they filed charges, the environment at the D.B. Schenker warehouse has just gotten worse.

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