Holmes, one of hundreds of workers who traveled to today's White House Summit On Working Families, explained to Obama about how Walmart mistreated her when she was pregnant.
Last week, Walmart reported falling sales for five consecutive quarters and the company reported losing up to $3 billion a year because of stocking problems.
Citing the company's retaliation against workers, striking Walmart moms will join fellow workers, families, and community supporters nationwide as early as Friday.
The settlement applies to over 1800 workers who worked between 2001 and 2013 at three 100 percent Walmart-dedicated Schneider Logistics distribution centers.
"Tax day is a day when we all pitch in, right? Yet for a small number of wealthy people, it represents making money from the sacrifice of others - a ridiculous amount of money."
It wasn't good luck that brought about workplace changes at Walmart. It was the hard work and the mobilization of workers and community supporters across the nation in Our Walmart.
The NLRB asserts illegal activities in 14 states at 34 stores and shows that company executives conceived of an unlawful retaliation policy for store managers to execute.
This year organized labor joined with community, civil rights and other organizations and, together, they fashioned themselves into a new movement.
At the intersection of Snelling and University Avenues in St. Paul, Minnesota, 26 were arrested on Black Friday afternoon, Nov. 29, for protesting poverty wages.
Walmart workers striking for higher wages here have added the element of song to their picketing, marching and chanting.