Boycott Wal-Mart for Mother’s Day
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT-D) is asking that Americans give great Mother’s Day gifts this year–not shopping at Wal-Mart:

DeLauro, D-Conn., wants consumers to join with her in supporting a federal lawsuit that accuses the nation’s largest retailer of discriminating against women.
“When it comes to the treatment of its women employees, Wal-Mart’s low prices come at a cost,” she said at a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
The lawsuit alleges that Wal-Mart’s female employees earn less and are promoted less than their male counterparts…
Representatives of the United Food and Commercial Workers, AFL-CIO, joined DeLauro in urging Americans to e-mail Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Lee Scott a Mother’s Day card asking him to lead an effort to resolve the issue.
DeLauro also wants the company to turn over wage statistics for congressional review.

Love it. You can participate in the “Love Mom, Not Wal-Mart” campaign at Wake-Up Wal-Mart.
For more info on Wal-Mart’s scary practices, you can also check out Wal-Mart Watch and the AFL-CIO.

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