Walmart Associate Appreciation Day Set for Friday

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Walmart Associate Appreciation Day Set for Friday(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)Area Walmart workers joined hundreds of their fellow strikers from around the country Monday morning at Walmart's Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters to kick off a week of action demanding an end to the retaliation against Walmart workers for trying to organize. The local action is set for this Friday (meet at UFCW 400 at 11a), when workers and their supporters will visit Walmart stores in the metro area “to thank associates for their hard work and send a clear message to Walmart management that we have the backs of these workers as they struggle for respect!” says Respect DC Organizer Mike Wilson. RSVP for Friday here, and follow the strikers in Bentonville on Making Change at Walmart and OUR Walmart or follow them on Facebook. PLUS: check out Michael Blain’s short video of Monday’s action at Walmart Home Office. - image: screen shot from video


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