‘We work non-stop’: LA garment workers toil for top brands and earn paltry rate | Los Angeles

[ad_1] Thousands of garment workers in Los Angeles who make pants, shirts, blouses and other clothing for a variety of well-known fashion labels are paid less than minimum wage through a piece-rate payment system that compensates workers just a few cents per article of clothing. Works say they typically work from 7am to 6pm Monday … Read more

‘We’re peons to them’: Nabisco factory workers on why they’re striking | US unions

[ad_1] The pandemic drove many people to the cookie jar and helped Nabisco, maker of Oreos, Chips Ahoy!, Fig Newtons and other sweet treats weather the worst of the outbreak. But as the company’s profits continue to recover, workers at its US plants are striking over the outsourcing of jobs to Mexico and concessions demanded … Read more