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Stand With Warehouse Workers - Sign the Letter Today!

Stand with these courageous warehouse workers and demand that Walmart executives hear directly from the people who move its goods.

Dear Walmart CEO Mike Duke, Board of Directors and Walmart Executives:

As warehouse workers who move boxes of goods destined for Walmart stores across the U.S., we and our supporters are asking Walmart executives to meet directly with us.

Marta injured her back because of the grueling pace inside the warehouses and now she is unable to work. Limber works under dangerous conditions, forced to use broken equipment and at risk of dehydration because of inadequate access to clean drinking water

Our work is unsafe, injuries are common, and the pay is so low we cannot make ends meet. Right now, the temperatures in Riverside and San Bernardino top 100 degrees daily and inside the metal containers the temperature can get up to 120 degrees. There is little ventilation and the heat and pollutants we inhale can make us vomit and bleed from the nose. We face intense retaliation from management if we say anything about the conditions.

We have tried several times to reach out to you, writing letters and using the channels that Walmart provides in its “Standards for Suppliers.” Even after we filed official complaints about health and safety violations and notified Walmart directly about illegal working conditions, you have ignored us. But we are not an isolated problem that will just go away: there are thousands of warehouse workers in Southern California, Chicago, New Jersey and elsewhere who labor to stock Walmart shelves – all facing similar conditions.

We, and our supporters who have signed below, are asking you, Walmart executives and Board members, to sit down with us to learn about our experience moving your goods and to figure out how you can ensure all of Walmart’s contractors and suppliers follow the law and live up to your own standards. Walmart, you set the standards for the industry; with a little good will, you can help ensure humane working conditions for thousands of warehouse workers in your supply chain.

Sincerely,

Limber Herrera
Warehouse Worker

Marta Medina
Warehouse Worker
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Number Date Name Location
23123 Mon Jul 14 05:18:37 EDT 2014 K Nelson
23122 Fri Jun 06 10:47:27 EDT 2014 Thjeresa Buck St Louis, MO
23121 Fri Jun 06 10:44:01 EDT 2014 S Charron Superior, WI
23120 Fri Jun 06 10:43:06 EDT 2014 James Condon Thornwood, NY
23119 Fri Jun 06 10:42:08 EDT 2014 John D. White Sacramento, CA
23118 Fri Jun 06 10:41:48 EDT 2014 Thomas Rummel Los Angeles, CA
23117 Fri Jun 06 10:35:03 EDT 2014 Claire Gardam
23116 Fri Jun 06 10:34:04 EDT 2014 larry carney detroit, MI
23115 Fri Jun 06 10:33:54 EDT 2014 Patricia Beetle Castleton, NY
23114 Fri Jun 06 10:28:22 EDT 2014 Garry Cupples New Portland, ME
23113 Fri Jun 06 10:27:02 EDT 2014 Myriam Thelemaque WestMilford, NJ
23112 Fri Jun 06 10:23:47 EDT 2014 JAMES McCoy Copemish, MI
23111 Fri Jun 06 10:22:57 EDT 2014 Fran Baugnet Denmark, WI
23110 Fri Jun 06 10:20:04 EDT 2014 Sue DiCara El Paso, TX
23109 Fri Jun 06 10:18:34 EDT 2014 Ilene Kramer NY
23108 Fri Jun 06 10:15:32 EDT 2014 Doris Munger New Canaan, CT
23107 Fri Jun 06 10:12:58 EDT 2014 Martha Coronado Houston, TX
23106 Sat May 03 15:53:28 EDT 2014 Nancy Cantalupo
23105 Sat Jan 11 15:48:48 EST 2014 Janet Hansen Sandwich, IL
23104 Mon Dec 23 17:53:39 EST 2013 Chuck Dowe Boston, MA
23103 Wed Nov 06 22:35:16 EST 2013 Libby Stortz
23102 Tue Oct 29 12:12:31 EDT 2013 A MO berlin, NJ
23101 Wed Aug 21 23:49:49 EDT 2013 Joseph Hesselgrave AZ
23100 Sun May 26 09:40:26 EDT 2013 Charles L. Krugman Fresno, CA
23099 Sat May 25 05:16:28 EDT 2013 Charles L. Krugman Fresno, CA
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