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Here’s What We’re Reading: Friday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Friday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Walmart Moms: ‘Their Fight Is Our Fight’

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This an open letter from AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler to the nation's working women.  

In a show of national unity, Walmart moms are walking off the job in stores throughout the country this week. After years of trying to support themselves and their families on wages that are too low, with schedules that rob them of full-time benefits and an employer who fires co-workers who audaciously ask for more pay, they have had enough.

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Walmart Strikers March on 'Home Office'

Walmart Strikers March on 'Home Office'

Striking Walmart workers today are taking their call for Walmart to end its retaliation against and bullying of workers who speak out to the company’s “Home Office” in Bentonville, Ark. The action follows Wednesday’s strikes in more than 20 cities across the nation and precedes Friday’s annual shareholders meeting in Fayetteville, Ark.

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Thursday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Thursday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Wednesday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Wednesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Walmart Strikers Take Fight to Walton’s Estate

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Walmart strikers took their message that Walmart must stop retaliation against and bullying of workers who speak out straight to Walmart Chairman Rob Walton's estate in Arizona earlier this week. . Check out these photos and click here for more.

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Support Walmart Strikers and Their Fight

Support Walmart Strikers and Their Fight

This is a big week for Walmart workers who are on strike in 20 cities, led by the Walmart moms. But when low-wage workers go on strike, they miss out on valuable pay. Moms are taking an especially big risk by going on strike. They know this all too well, as they're striking to protest the retaliation, punishment and bullying of their co-workers who speak out. 

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Why We Should All Support the Moms on Strike Against Walmart

Hundreds of Walmart Moms are going on strike this week in dozens of cities across the country to protest Walmart’s terrible treatment of working women. Their courage is admirable. It’s not easy to take on Walmart, especially because the company has a history of illegally retaliating against its workers.

 

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Walmart on Trial: Workers Seek Justice

Walmart on Trial: Workers Seek Justice

ome 60 Walmart workers in 13 states whom the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) alleges were fired or disciplined for protesting workplace conditions and wages last year are a step closer to justice after the NLRB began its case against the retail giant Monday.

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