Tell Guess? & Under Armour's Carrier to Stop Workplace Segregation!
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Tell Guess? & Under Armour's Carrier to Stop Workplace Segregation!

    1. Petition by

      Coalition for Clean & Safe Ports

U.S. truck drivers who haul cargo for popular fashion and footwear retailers are being subjected to workplace segregation and inhumane conditions, and they need your help to put a stop to it.

The corporation that handles cargo for brands such as Guess? and Under Armour is conducting business practices in Southern California that smack of Jim Crow. Just as African-Americans were forced to use separate, inferior public restrooms and drinking fountains, Toll Group, a profitable global transportation and logistics powerhouse, bars its truck drivers from using the clean and stocked indoor facilities. These 75 men and women must share a trio of foul-smelling, unsanitary port-a-potties that lack running water outside in the company yard.

The 59 Latino-American drivers who recently attempted to deliver their own petition to management were rebuffed. So now they are asking supporters and consumers like you to sign onto the solidarity petition to a top company executive started by local residents and community allies. Out with the outhouses, in with justice!

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    1. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Sheila Bush NEW YORK, NY
      • almost 3 years ago

      I will no longer buy from Guess? and Under Armour until this issue is fairly resolved. And I'm going to tell ALL MY FRIENDS what's going on as well!

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    • Deborah Erbeck HAMDEN, CT
      • almost 3 years ago

      but I will do my part by not buying from Guess or Under Amour

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    • Deborah Erbeck HAMDEN, CT
      • almost 3 years ago

      It's a shame, but they will only listen if there is a strike and goods don't make it to the shelves. Then you have everyone's attention, even the arrogant CEOs or even Wall Street.

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    • Desiree Wood SAN MARCOS, CA
      • about 3 years ago

      Bathrooms for both sexes are non-existent at MANY shipping/Receiving facilites AND some are non-existent AT ALL for truckers of any gender PERIOD no just for Toll Drivers at these ports.

      I asked another female trucker to respond on this topic & she replied:

      "If they only know that it happens all over the US to a lot of drivers! No bathrooms for drivers, no bathrooms for females, trucking companys that want you to wait for loads or tank cleaning but have no bathrooms or showers! I have to sit in hot truck & not eat good hot food for many hours! I wish I could sit down & have a little talk with someone in D.C. to let them see how some of us live, just so we can pay the bills & live here, I was born in the US & still have trouble making ends meet to live in US and help keep US moving with all I haul in the tank but can't have a bathroom, shower or air for long periods of time! Nothing helps I don't drive a nice car and I don't wear nice suits. I'm just a dumb truck driver. I have to learn to live with it, I made the choice to be a truck driver! At that is what I have been told!!!!"

      This topic needs attention & discussion in entire trucking industry

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    • erin glenn SYLMAR, CA
      • about 3 years ago

      Because I believe in doing my part to eradicate unjust practices in the work place!

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