LaborNotes.org reports today:
Plans for Black Friday walkouts at Walmart stores have spread dramatically, in what has been dubbed the first “viral strike.” Organizers suggest that protests may hit 1,000 stores, including what the group calls “marquee events” in Chicago, Miami, Seattle, Dallas, Milwaukee, Washington, D.C., and three California cities. Plans for actions at more Walmart stores have been added daily....Full article here: http://labornotes.org/...
Community and labor groups will be out in force to support the workers during the chaotic opening of holiday shopping, with plans for leafleting workers and customers inside stores, musical flash mobs, and pickets.
And Texans are joining in.
Follow below the Solidarity Squiggle for links to Texas Action! Each link will take you directly to events for that city. Sign up and take a stand with Walmart Workers as they
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Dallas-5 events so far!
Austin-2 events so far!
Houston-2 events so far!
El Paso, Fort Worth, & Corpus Christi yet to step up!
Now for the San Antonio area: response was not what I hoped for. Only two folks responded. But we are joining forces with another group, so our corner of Texas will have at least one action:
Only one of my fellow Democratic activist signed up, and guess what, he's a Kossack! Figures! Kossacks are doing themselves proud in their support of the Walmart Black Friday Strike.
To sign up, donate, sign petitions, etc,
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