Walmart workers and labor and community allies held a protest at an east Orlando Walmart on Black Friday. The action was one of hundreds organized around the country.
This Black Friday, Wal-Mart associates plan to hold a series of actions at 1,000 Wal-Mart locations nationwide.
Local worker allies held an action at an Orlando-area Walmart store to bring attention to another instance of retaliation against a Walmart "associate."
"Walmart is the biggest employer in the country and they have some of the lowest and most stagnant wages in the country, and that needs to change."
Striking Walmart workers are making it very clear that if the giant store chain does not address their demands, they will see a most memorable Black Friday.
Everybody sang. Everybody yelled. Everybody marched. The fight is on.
About 200 Walmart employees and their supporters gathered for a "Rally for Respect" in downtown Griggs Park here, Sept. 22.
Striking workers picketed the Walmart distribution center in Elwood, Illinois for the third day in a row this morning since they went on strike last Saturday.
Civil rights groups and sympathetic lawmakers were prompted to draft legislation creating an alternative route for workers to get justice against Walmart.
The accusations, which workers have leveled at the giant range from desecration of the important archeological site of Teotihuacan to the introduction of genetically-modified foods.