Making Change at Walmart

Making Change at Walmart is a campaign challenging Walmart to help rebuild our economy and strengthen working families. Anchored by the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW), we are a coalition of Walmart associates, union members, small business owners, religious leaders, community organizations, women’s advocacy groups, multi-ethnic coalitions, elected officials and ordinary citizens who believe that changing Walmart is vital for the future of our country.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Feds: Walmart Broke the Law
The National Labor Relations Board issued the largest-ever complaint against Walmart today for breaking federal labor law by violating workers’ rights. The complaint alleges Walmart illegally fired and disciplined nearly 70 workers, including those who went on strike last June to speak out for better jobs.
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Friday, September 06, 2013
100 Arrested in Eleven Cities Protesting Walmart's Illegal Retaliation, Low Wages
One hundred Walmart workers and community members were arrested in 11 cities Thursday calling on the employer to reinstate illegally fired and disciplined workers, publicly commit to improve jobs and end the company’s aggressive violations of workers’ rights. Thousands of supporters, including the President of the National Organization for Women, Terry O’Neill, joined the group in 15 cities in the largest mobilization since Black Friday in 2012.
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Walmart Workers, Supporters Plan for Largest Mobilization Since Black Friday
As calls to rebuild the economy with better jobs reverberate across the country, Walmart workers and their supporters today announced the largest mobilization since Black Friday, set for Thursday, September 5. The announcement comes as Walmart has failed to meet a Labor Day deadline to reinstate illegally fired and disciplined workers, publicly commit to improve jobs and end the company’s aggressive violations of workers’ rights. Thousands of workers and their supporters plan to protest on Thursday in over a dozen cities across the country.
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Friday, March 08, 2013
Walmart Workers in Maryland &Texas File Unfair Labor Practice Charges
On Thursday, Walmart workers in Laurel, MD, filed Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs) charges against Walmart with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), citing the company’s attempts to silence workers who speak out for better jobs. The charges allege that Walmart managers in Maryland, Kentucky, Florida and other states have been unlawfully and incorrectly telling Walmart workers that their actions taken last Black Friday violated the law and that any future attempts to strike would be illegal and punishable.
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