Saturday, February 4, 2012

Walmart Whistleblowers Stand Up to Retaliation

Walmart Whistleblowers Stand Up to Retaliation: "Unseen but ever present, behind the well-stocked shelves of Walmarts around the country are warehouse workers. This labor force is primarily employed by contracting firms that underpay workers and fire them summarily, according to advocates, but a group of 60 former employees at a Walmart warehouse in the Chicago suburbs are holding these contractors accountable for what they say are numerous labor violations.

The workers allege that, after they filed a complaint in November 2011 calling for lost wages from their temp employer, Eclipse, they were dismissed without notice when Schnieder Logistics, the company that operates the Walmart warehouse in Elmwood, Illinois, canceled their temp agency's contract...."


MotivatedinOhio said...

Walmart sucks.  I try and avoid it as much as possible, but sometimes I have to go there since they put most of the other businesses out of business.

Underground Politics said...

They do really suck. I haven't been there to buy anything since I had to get my contacts there last summer.