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Walmart fires worker for becoming pregnant

Tweet For years, Walmart has taken heat–in the courts and the streets– for gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and a generally shitty record on worker rights. In the spring, the company made a half-assed attempt to be less awful by changing their policy to say pregnant workers may be eligible for a “reasonable accommodation” if they have [...]
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Watch this video, dance to the beat & protest Black Friday

Tweet It comes as no surprise that Walmart, which made news recently for asking for donations for the workers they underpay, exploits their workers. But the creative way these Walmart employees responded is original, to say the least. And it will inspire you to boycott this corporation on Black Friday. Tweet
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Photo of the Day: Walmart workers risk arrest

Tweet This afternoon, Walmart workers–along with some who have recently been fired in retaliation for speaking out for better working conditions–protested outside the company’s offices in Washington, DC. Barbara Collins, a single mother who was recently fired after six years at the company known for its annoying smiley face unsafe working conditions, sexual harassment, excessive hours, and [...]
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Washington D.C. tries to stop Wal-Mart from ruining its city

TweetWal-Mart’s plot for world domination  has hit a snag, as its plan to open six of its low-price, low-wage, high-exploitation retail stores in the nation’s capital is meeting resistance from local lawmakers. The D.C. Council introduced a bill that would, according to The Washington Post, require  ”retailers with corporate sales of $1 billion or more and [...]
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Stand with Walmart workers this Black Friday

Tweet“Because they don’t treat me like a human being.” This Black Friday will be a special one for Walmart as employees from the store plan to strike on retail’s busiest day. Check this video out to find out why–and why we should support them. Warning: Whatever you do, do NOT read the comments. I’m still kicking [...]
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