Further Coverage for Black Friday 2014

Walmart Workers Rally For Higher Wages At Stores Across The Country ThinkProgress.org

As Americans rushed to take advantage of jaw dropping deals this Black Friday, thousands of Walmart employees and labor union members protested at 1,000 stores across the country for higher wages and consistent full-time work.


 

Walmart Is Seeing Its Biggest Black Friday Protests Ever Today Mother Jones

Black Friday is best known as the day when big-box retailers rake in money, but it has also become a time for some of their employees to demand a share of the proceeds.


 

Walmart Black Friday Protests Hit Major Cities With Calls For ‘$15 And Full Time’ HuffingtonPost.com

Dirk Rasmussen had Friday off and could have slept in if he wanted to. Instead, the Maryland resident and Teamster rose early and drove to downtown Washington, eager to join a post-Thanksgiving protest against Walmart.


 

Walmart Workers Across the Country Rage Against Black Friday for Fairer Wages Vice News

From coast to coast, members of OUR Walmart — the group of company employees behind the Black Friday protests — staged demonstrations to call out their employer for its exploitative policies and retaliation against labor organizing.


 

Thousands of Walmart workers protest against low wages during massive Black Friday strike DailyMail.co.uk

Thousands of Walmart workers have descended on stores across the country to protest against low wages and part-time schedules in massive coordinated Black Friday strikes.


 

On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1 Percent: Pay Employees a Living Wage HuffingtonPost.com

Walmart won’t pay its employees enough to afford Thanksgiving dinner, so they’re holding food drives for their employees. Seriously. It’s been reported that an Oklahoma City Walmart set up bins for underpaid associates to donate canned goods to other underpaid associates.


 

Walmart workers launch Black Friday protest AlJazeera America

For Barbara Gertz, a 46-year-old Walmart employee, going on strike to protest the low pay and poor working conditions at her job was a frightening prospect. But when a series of anxiety attacks induced by financial stress landed her in the emergency room, she realized she had to do something.


 

Walmart employees rally across US for living wage (VIDEO) RT

Employees and activists are calling on Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, to improve wages and other practices, accusing it of “bullying” those who want better work conditions.


 

Black Friday the focus of both police accountability and labor rights protests Free Speech Radio News

The day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, is traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. In Ferguson and beyond, #BlackOutBlackFriday protesters calling for increased police accountability are joining retail workers and their advocates across the country who are taking the opportunity to make their struggle for workers’ rights more visible.


 

Black Friday Protest at NJ Walmart Calls for Higher Pay NBC New York

Between 50-70 protesters, including union members and Occupy Wall Street activists, gathered in the parking lot at a Walmart in North Bergen.


 

Walmart Workers Demand Higher Wages, More Full-Time Positions CBS New York

Protesters outside a Walmart in North Bergen are taking part in a national movement from Los Angeles to Washington, demanding a minimum of $15 an hour and more full-time jobs.


 

Walmart workers in US hold massive protests on Black Friday Press TV

Organized by Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart), protests were held to push for $15-per-hour wages and full-time work at the largest retailer in the US.