Monday, August 16, 2010

Warehouse Workers for Justice hold Press Conference, Release Results of Survey of Warehouse Workers

Warehouse Workers for Justice held a press conference in Joliet today in order to release results of their report: "Bad Jobs in Goods Movement: Warehouse Work in Will County, Illinois."

The report is by the group "Warehouse Workers for Justice" with technical assistance from the Center for Urban Economic Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Video of the press conference:






Father Raymond Lescher of Sacred Heart Parish in Downtown Joliet discussed how his church got involved with the Warehouse Workers for Justice:





Local church groups attended the press conference. Members of the InterFaith Action Committee were on hand:




Members of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet were in attendance in keeping with the church's tradition of interest in social justice:


More videos from the press conference will be posted in the coming days.