Warehouse and Distribution Work, Tough Times at the Choke Points

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CN12222019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans        In the modern economy, warehouse, distribution, and logistical work has become critical for both big box stores, e-commerce, and transportation systems moving goods between all of these nodes and customers.  Some 1.2 million workers are directly employed in this sector now according to the …

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Tax Subsidy Opposition and Community Benefits are Battling in California

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San Francisco     The Inland Empire is largely Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in southern California east of Los Angeles.  Warehouses and distribution centers are the kings of this empire, workers and communities are too often the serfs and poor villagers.  In the last decade since the Great Recession new work in this section brought in …

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