Several warehouse workers and community members engaged in civil disobedience on Monday, October 1, 2012 in Elwood, IL. Workers have been on strike for 18 days and have been met with silence from the Walmart and the warehouse that supplies Walmart products. There was no other choice to be let them know loud and clear the workers are united and the community is standing should to shoulder with them.
Among those arrested were members of WWJ, Chicago Workers Collaborative, UE, and members of the faith community.
Pictures of the action can be found here on Buzzfeed.com.
Below, Leone Jose Bicchieri, Chicago Workers Collaborative ED & NSWA Steering Committee Member being led away by police after being arrested in the civil disobedience.
Please take a look at Warehouse Workers for Justice Facebook page for more information and photographs. https://www.facebook.com/warehouseworkersforjustice
Click here to see the Southtown Star (Chicago Sun-Times) for an article & video of the action.