Walmart workers across the country are planning a nation-wide strike on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. If you are wondering why, ask the Walmart contracted warehouse worker who toils in back-breaking conditions just to have their wages stolen, and then faces retaliation for speaking out, or the Walmart Associate who works full-time, but still has to collect welfare because Walmart’s wages are so low.
If you needed any more reasons why Walmart workers are walking off the job, see below.
Why Walmart Workers Are Striking On Black Friday - Think Progress
If Walmart claims the upcoming Black Friday strikes are just a “publicity stunt,” why are they seeking an injunction from the NLRB to stop the strikes? Could they be getting a bit nervous?
Labor Unions Show Solidarity With Walmart Workers - Fire Dog Lake
What Walmart doesn’t understand is that none of these strikes, protests, and walkouts would even occur if they would just treat their workers with respect. In a time when the Walton family owns more wealth than the bottom 40% of Americans combined, we think they can afford to give workers a decent wage with benefits, instead of squeezing them for everything they can.