OUR Walmart

OUR Walmart works to ensure that every Associate, regardless of his or her title, age, race, or sex, is respected at Walmart. We join together to offer strength and support in addressing the challenges that arise in our stores and our company everyday.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
OUR Walmart Fasters To Bring Protest To Clinton HQ Today
On Wednesday , Walmart workers will bring their Fast for 15 protest to Hillary Clinton’s campaign HQ in Brooklyn. The OUR Walmart demonstrations that have been happening all week in New York are drawing attention to the income inequality that has become the trademark of the nation’s largest and...
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
OURWalmart Responds to Corporation’s Plummeting Stock Value Today
Today, Walmart is set for its worst stock decline in more than 15 years. Said Walmart associate Tarcenia Floyd from Winter Haven, Florida: “This news doesn’t come as a surprise after what I’ve seen and experienced working for Walmart for the last 7 years. As a shareholder and an associate working...
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Friday, May 09, 2014
Americans Call On Obama to Challenge Walmart to End Income Inequality, Take Real Steps Towards Sustainability
Today, responding to President Obama’s call to address the income inequality that he said was the "defining challenge of our time," Walmart workers, elected officials, faith leaders and prominent environmental and advocacy groups are calling on the president to challenge Walmart to take real steps to improve jobs and protect the environment. The wave of calls for change comes as the president visits a northern California Walmart store in Mountain View, CA, where hundreds of people are rallying and asking him to challenge the low-wage employer to improve jobs.
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Citing Tax Avoidance of the Country’s Richest Family and Largest Employer, Taxpayers Deliver $7.8 Billion Tax Bill to Walmart Chairman
Walmart workers and taxpayers in Phoenix delivered a $7.8 billion tax bill to Rob Walton, Walmart Chairman, in reaction to the news that the country’s largest retailer and richest family received an estimated $7.8 billion in tax breaks and subsidies in 2013 .
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Washington DC Area Walmart Workers Go On Strike
Walmart workers walked off the job at three Washington DC area stores today, calling on Walmart to end its illegal retaliation against workers calling for better wages and full-time work. Many earning less than $25,000 a year at the country’s largest employer, these workers are risking their livelihoods by striking against an employer that aggressively, and illegally, fires and disciplines workers for speaking out for better jobs.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Walmart Workers, Community Allies to Hold 1500 Protests Across Country on Black Friday
Walmart workers and community allies today announced plans leading up to and on Black Friday , saying 1500 protests are scheduled for across the country , in what is set to be one of the largest mobilizations of working families in American history. Workers are calling for an end to illegal retaliation, and for Walmart to publicly commit to improving labor standards, such as providing workers with more full time work and $25,000 a year.
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Monday, November 18, 2013
Walmart Workers Receive Outpouring of Local, National Support
Leaders of local, state and national groups representing tens of millions of Americans pledged to join Walmart workers demanding change at the country’s largest retailer and employer on Black Friday . Amid growing protests and strikes at stores across the country, national leaders say the day will mark one of the largest mobilizations of working families in U.S. history, surpassing last year when more than 30,000 workers and supporters protested against the mega-retailer.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Chicago Walmart Workers Go On Strike
Walmart workers walked off the job at 3 stores in the Chicago area today, calling on Walmart to end its illegal retaliation against workers calling for better wages and full-time work. Many earning less than $25,000 a year at the country’s largest employer, these workers are risking their livelihoods by striking against an employer that aggressively, and illegally, fires and disciplines workers for speaking out for better jobs.
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Friday, November 08, 2013
Walmart Workers, Supporters Intensify Protests Against Mega-retailers’ Low Wage Jobs in Southern California
Fifty-four Walmart workers, members of the clergy and community members sat down in the middle of the street in Downtown Los Angeles Thursday evening to call for an end to retaliation and a salary of at least $25,000 a year for Walmart workers. “Walmart has proven its willingness to break the law by illegally firing workers and trying to silence them,” said Maria Elena Durazo, executive secretary-treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. “We are sitting down today to demonstrate that we won't allow these dirty tactics in Los Angeles.
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
LA Walmart Workers Go On Strike
Joined by hundreds of community supporters, Walmart workers walked off the job at stores throughout the Los Angeles area today , saying they couldn’t wait another moment for Walmart to end its illegal retaliation against workers calling for better wages and full-time work.
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