Despite VWR's long history of providing California workers good wages, pensions and health care, VWR offered starting wages in Visalia of $10/hour – an average $12/hour less than what Bay Area employees earned for doing the same work. With that in mind, Visalia employees contacted the Teamsters and voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Union."Visalia VWR employees are telling the company they want equal pay for equal work," said Adam Ochoa, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 948 in Visalia. "We hope that VWR will sit down with us and negotiate a fair contract."
Visalia VWR Employees Vote To Join Teamsters Union
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