UC Riverside researchers call for better pay and health care for warehouse workers.
Published: July 30, 2015 – Updated: 11:02 p.m.
- Average hourly pay for blue-collar warehouse employee: $10.05
- Employed through temporary staffing agency: 63 percent.
- Average length of employment: 28 months.
While Inland cities are increasingly looking to the logistics industry for economic growth, two recent studies by University of California, Riverside researchers say the mainly blue-collar employees who work at warehouses are paid poorly and lack proper access to health care.
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