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Walmart and Black Friday protests
Protests against Walmart are about a ruthless capitalist system that exploits workers as MNCs post record profits.
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Immigrant Supply-Chain Labor Struggles Galvanize Walmart Activism
On Black Friday, as Walmart workers across the country stand up against the retail giant’s labor regime , they’ll be in part standing on the shoulders of smaller uprisings that have popped up in low-wage workplaces. Alongside the disgruntled store employees, various subcontracted warehouse workers...
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Occupy Walmart: Workers Plan Black Friday Protests
Walmart workers are planning to mark Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and one of the biggest shopping days of the year, with pickets outside of stores and warehouses across the country. Former and current employees of the giant corporation describe systemic abuse and harassment by...
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Walmart Strike: Why the Black Friday Protests Matter to the Future of US Jobs
Walmart is notorious for treating its workers terribly, but this year employees are fighting back by hitting the retailer where it hurts: on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. Walkouts and protests at locations around the country have already started, and a strike is scheduled for...
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Walmart Workers Walk Off Job in First Wave of 1000 Protests
As Black Friday approaches, Walmart workers speak out
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Meet the Crawfish-Peeling Guestworkers Who Inspired Walmart Walkouts
How a few courageous workers in small-town Louisiana sparked nationwide actions demanding better wages and working conditions for those who pick, pack, stock, and sell the mega-retailer’s products.
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Workers Fight for Justice, From Wal-Mart to Chipotle
The great recession of 2008, this global economic meltdown, has wiped out the life savings of so many people and created a looming threat of chronic unemployment for millions. This is happening while corporate coffers are brimming with historically high levels of cash on hand, in both the “too big...
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Walmart Workers' Strike Gains Steam, Spreads Across Country
Walmart workers went on strike for the second time in less than five days on Tuesday in protest of low wages, lack of benefits and Walmart's "attempts to silence and retaliate against workers for speaking out for improvements on the job," according to United Food and Commercial Workers. Workers in...
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Walmart Workers Strike at Stores Nationwide
Walmart workers at various stores around the country are on strike today, protesting poor working conditions and alleged retaliation for their attempts to organize. The one-day strike was expected to culminate in a mass rally outside a store in Pico Rivera, Calif., this afternoon. OUR Walmart, a...
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Riot Police Arrest Peaceful Protesters at Rally for Striking Walmart Workers
Hundreds of people gathered at a major Walmart distribution center Monday in Elwood, Illinois, to stand in solidarity with workers who have been on strike since mid-September in response to unsafe working conditions and unfair wages. “No one should come to work and endure extreme temperatures,...
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