Monday, November 26, 2012

Profile: The Union Behind Black Friday Walmart Protests

By Crissy Brown, Openmarket.org

As the union-backed groups OUR Walmart and Making a Change at Walmart gear up to make a statement this Black Friday, the company took action — and filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board.  The union creating the stir is the United Food and Commercial Workers, which defines it self as “America’s neighborhood union – standing together to improve the lives and livelihoods of workers, families, and communities.” UFCW is encouraging Walmart workers to walk off the job on Black Friday — perhaps the busiest shopping day of the year — to picket for better wages, hours, and health benefits.  To Read More…..

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