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Attention Walmart: Part time at $7.40 equals poverty

DEARBORN, Mich. - Three weeks ago, 400 fast food workers across Metro Detroit shocked their employers by walking off the job demanding a living wage of $15.00 an hour.

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Actions backing Walmart strikers spread coast to coast

CHICAGO - A protest outside the West Loop Walmart store here was only one of countless demonstrations that broke out today across the country in support of striking workers at the world's biggest retail giant.

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Walmart worker tells why she is striking

A busload of fellow Walmart workers along with community supporters stood with Walmart worker Lisa Lopez as she informed her store managers that she was going on strike.

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Union BBQs for strikers on way to Walmart shareholders meet

Union brothers and sisters and community supporters organized a barbecue for a caravan of striking Walmart workers who stopped in Orlando on May 28.

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California labor moves to halt Walmart abuse

California labor and social justice groups are throwing down the gauntlet to Walmart during a two-week statewide tour to protest the giant retailer's abuse of taxpayers and workers alike.

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Another Bangladesh factory collapse: Hundreds of casualties

Officials said they expected the death toll to rise.

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Public pressure stops Walmart land purchase

Walmart lost a major battle to build a 130,000 square foot supercenter in Southfield, as the City Council voted to not rezone a land parcel the big box giant wanted.

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Video: Nationwide actions greet Walmart on Black Friday

Actions ranged from picket lines to in-store actions.

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Indy stands up for Walmart workers

Nearly 40 community and union members showed up at an East Side Walmart here to show solidarity with the store's workers.

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Walmart workers strike on Black Friday

The walkout was one of dozens against the retail giant across the nation protesting Walmart's bully tactics aimed at silencing the "OUR Walmart" worker upsurge.

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