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July 24, 2013

Warehouse workers strike, file federal charges

The Press-Enterprise


Low-wage workers at a Mira Loma distribution center walked off their jobs on Wednesday, July 24, to protest what they call a pattern of surveillance and intimidation triggered by a visit from state health and safety inspectors two months ago.

Also, a worker advocacy group has filed federal allegations on behalf of about 30 workers at Olivet International, a Jurupa Valley-based company that makes handbags, backpacks and other luggage items. It accuses the company of violating labor law by trying to intimidate workers at the distribution center into not discussing working conditions among themselves.

To access the rest of the article and Tom Lenz's take on the impact of the National Labor Relations Board nominees, click here.

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