The movement to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers got a boost here Thursday.
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.
STERLING HEIGHTS. Mich. - While analysts are lamenting that retail sales were down at shopping malls on Black Friday, the numbers were simultaneously "up" at Walmart protests taking place the same day.
CHICAGO - Fast food workers in at least 100 cities are planning to walk off the job this Thursday in what organizers describe as the largest strike action yet in their drive for higher pay.
Three GOP senators want to "Walmartize" federal workers by eliminating regular pensions for all new hires.
Activists and Walmart employees joined together to stage a protest at the Walmart Supercenter in Lancaster, a suburb of Dallas, Nov. 20.
"Walmart is just a bully, and people across the country are starting to see the real Walmart, that's why I continue to stand up, because the time for change is now."
An early action against the megamonster, known for its always-low wages, always-bad benefits and rampant labor law-breaking, came Nov. 18.
McDonald's won't stop dolling out bizarre "advice" for their employees, including a set of "tips" ranging from stress management techniques to how to get a quick buck.