Walmart Workers Gear Up for Black Friday StrikeSubmitted by meekandmild on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 13:41
Black Friday's shopping bonanza brings people out to line up in front of stores for hours before it begins. It has trampled people, but not profits for companies that reap a large chunk of their annual sales on the day after Thanksgiving.
At Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, the world's largest shopping day generates more than a quarter of annual sales.
Now, with the help of online organizing and Our Walmart, Walmart workers are gearing up for a walkout on Black Friday. The workers hope to highlight what they say is the unfairness of having to work for low wages, in poor conditions, while Walmart profits.