miércoles, noviembre 21, 2012

From the Organic Consumers Association newsletter, SOLIDARITY WITH WAL-MART WORKERS


Stand With Walmart Strikers on Black Friday... and Other Ways to Have a Just and Sustainable Holiday

More people work and shop at Walmart than anywhere else. Now, for the first time in the company's 50-year history, Walmart workers are walking off the job to protest low wages and cuts in benefits.

Walmart made $15 billion last year and paid its CEO $18.1 million. The wealth of the company’s owners, the Walton Family, is equal to the combined wealth of 40% of Americans. Surely the Waltons can meet Walmart workers' demands for “more-predictable schedules, less-expensive health-care plans and minimum hourly pay of $13 with the option of working full-time?”

Learn more about the Walmart strike

Watch this video, made by workers in the OUR Walmart campaign

Watch these other inspirational videos on how to use your consumer power this holiday season to build communities of justice & sustainability

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