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Walmart rattled by growing unrest ahead of Black Friday's strike

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This year, Black Friday at Walmarts around the country will be marked by something other than just ultra-low prices. Workers, members of a labor union-backed organization called Organization United for Respect at Walmart (Our Walmart) will be striking and, along with their allies, holding rallies and actions to support the effort. Walmart has managed to go 50 years without a strike; many unions have tried and failed to organize workers. But in just a month and a half, the strikes have spread to stores across 12 cities, and Walmart is worried: the company has filed an unfair labor practices charge with the National Labor Relations Board.

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I hope they get shaken really well, maybe even sti... by Siggy Buckley on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 2:02:41 PM
Walmart has disseminated a horrid pay policy that ... by Textynn N on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 5:28:55 PM
being pro-active.  Being on the offensive rat... by Doc McCoy on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 8:36:27 PM
If it was not for "Shopper's" hypocracy, Walmart w... by Paul Repstock on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 9:44:19 PM
Seasonal boycotting of Wal-Mart is beyond stupid; ... by Mrt Baggins on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 10:42:04 PM
your reading comprehension skills.  You are o... by Doc McCoy on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:53:10 PM
the business move that Walmart has made is to pay ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 at 9:07:24 AM
The Waltons are not alone in this. They have had t... by Paul Repstock on Saturday, Nov 24, 2012 at 12:30:05 PM
that a "moral and honest" world does not exist acc... by Doc McCoy on Sunday, Nov 25, 2012 at 2:33:24 AM