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Strikers Give Low-paying Walmart Black Eye on Black Friday

November 26, 2012 Marc Bussanich The official start of the holiday shopping season infringes earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving Day. Wal-Mart opened for business at 8:00 PM on Thursday evening, forcing hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart workers nationwide to report for work.

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Walmart Workers Demonstrated on Black Friday

November 26, 2012 By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Publisher Walmart workers across the country took a bold step on Friday November 23, 2012. Many walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.  Walmart employees in over 100 U.S. cities demonstrated against the unfair practices of this mega-chain.

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Make History With Walmart Workers on Black Friday

November 21, 2012 LaborPress Editorial The word has gotten out about the viral strikes happening at Walmart. Walmart even held late-night mandatory meetings for all store associates to threaten that "there could be consequences" if employees did not report for work on Black Friday. This is clearly illegal and continues to demonstrate the bravery of…

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Support Striking Walmart Workers

November 21, 2012 By UFCW International President Joe Hansen For the second year, Walmart is planning to put profits before its workers by beginning its Black Friday sales at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and forcing its workers to abandon quality time with their own families.

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Walmart Workers Protest on Black Friday

November 19, 2012 Diane Cohen, LaborPress Washington DC Bureau Just a month after strikes swept through Walmart stores in 12 states and weeks before the announced Black Friday Walmart strikes, Walmart retail workers and the warehouse workers who move Walmart's goods are already taking action.

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Car Wash Workers Strike for Overdue Pay and Recognition

Car Wash Workers Strike for Overdue Pay and Recognition November 19, 2012 Marc Bussanich Twelve car wash workers at the Sunny Day Car Wash in the Bronx were working for two weeks without pay. Last Sunday, they decided that they had had enough of the owner’s recalcitrance and went on strike Monday morning. The owner,…

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Stop WalMart from Abusing Workers

Stop WalMart from Abusing Workers November 16, 2012 LaborPress Washington DC Bureau Just a month after strikes swept through Walmart stores in 12 states and weeks before the announced Black Friday Walmart strikes, Walmart retail workers and the warehouse workers that move Walmart's goods are already taking action.

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