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Axed Car Wash Workers Vote to Join RWDSU

December 13, 2012
 By Joe Maniscalco

There's no quit in the Sunny Day Car Wash "washeros."
Despite being canned last month for protesting "theft of wages" and poor working conditions at the Bronx car, the largely Latino employees have retained their cohesion and officially voted to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) this week.

Special Delivery - RWDSU Brings Volunteers to Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims

December 4, 2012
By Joe Maniscalco

Beleaguered victims of Hurricane Sandy living in storm-tossed Far Rockaway, Queens got help clearing out water damaged homes this weekend when the the Retail, Wholesalers and Department Store Union (RWDSU) dropped a busload of eager volunteers on their doorstep.

Walmart Workers Demonstrated on Black Friday

November 26, 2012
By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Publisher

Walmart workers across the country took a bold step on Friday November 23, 2012. Many walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.  Walmart employees in over 100 U.S. cities demonstrated against the unfair practices of this mega-chain.

Make History With Walmart Workers on Black Friday

November 21, 2012
LaborPress Editorial


The word has gotten out about the viral strikes happening at Walmart. Walmart even held late-night mandatory meetings for all store associates to threaten that "there could be consequences" if employees did not report for work on Black Friday. This is clearly illegal and continues to demonstrate the bravery of the workers and why you and I need to back them up.

Support Striking Walmart Workers

November 21, 2012
By UFCW International President Joe Hansen

For the second year, Walmart is planning to put profits before its workers by beginning its Black Friday sales at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and forcing its workers to abandon quality time with their own families.

Walmart Workers Protest on Black Friday

November 19, 2012
Diane Cohen, LaborPress Washington DC Bureau

Just a month after strikes swept through Walmart stores in 12 states and weeks before the announced Black Friday Walmart strikes, Walmart retail workers and the warehouse workers who move Walmart's goods are already taking action.

Car Wash Workers Strike for Overdue Pay and Recognition

Car Wash Workers Strike for Overdue Pay and Recognition

November 19, 2012
Marc Bussanich


Twelve car wash workers at the Sunny Day Car Wash in the Bronx were working for two weeks without pay. Last Sunday, they decided that they had had enough of the owner’s recalcitrance and went on strike Monday morning. The owner, Frank Roman, retaliated by firing all 12 workers. The workers reached out to the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, which has been mobilizing support for the workers.

Stop WalMart from Abusing Workers

Stop WalMart from Abusing Workers

November 16, 2012
LaborPress Washington DC Bureau


Just a month after strikes swept through Walmart stores in 12 states and weeks before the announced Black Friday Walmart strikes, Walmart retail workers and the warehouse workers that move Walmart's goods are already taking action.

Richmond California Walmart Workers Walk Off the Job

Richmond California Walmart Workers Walk Off the Job

How Workers Are Using Globalization Against Walmart

How Workers Are Using Globalization Against Walmart

Demonstrations Puts WalMart on the Defensive

Demonstrations Puts WalMart on the Defensive

Walmart Strike Spreads

Walmart Strike Spreads

October 12, 2012
By Stacey Cottongame - Dallas-area Walmart Associate

After Walmart store workers walked off the job last week in California, others from around the country followed their lead.

Striking Warehouse Workers Return to Work

Striking Warehouse Workers Return to Work

October 4, 2012

ONTARIO, Calif. – Workers at a Southern California warehouse that moves Walmart merchandise returned to work after a 15-day strike that included a six-day, 50-mile pilgrimage for safe jobs.

Putting an end to the $37.00 Cup of Coffee

Putting an end to the $37.00 Cup of Coffee

Workers Day of Action - Tuesday, July 24th... March with your Union!!!

Workers Day of Action - Tuesday, July 24th... March with your Union!!!

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