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Protesters Picket at Wal-Mart Stores Across the Country — and Here in Richmond

November 23, 2012 | 11:39 am

Protesters Picket at Wal-Mart Stores Across the Country — and Here in Richmond

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Protesters are gathering outside several Bay Area Walmart stores this morning. Members of the group Organization United for Respect at Walmart — or Our Walmart — say the company should pay higher wages, offer better health care coverage and improve job safety conditions. About a hundred protesters are trying to keep people from shopping at the Walmart store in Richmond.

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Wal-Mart Braces for Black Friday Strikes

November 20, 2012 | 3:30 pm

Wal-Mart Braces for Black Friday Strikes

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Strikes? At Wal-Mart? For years the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company has successfully resisted efforts to organize its workers. But in recent weeks, protests have broken out at some of its stores, including San Leandro and Richmond. Now protesters say they are making their biggest push ever on the biggest shopping day of the year. On Black […]

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