Fri Oct 19, 2012, 03:58 AM
limpyhobbler (8,244 posts)
Sponsor a Striking Walmart Worker
OUR Walmart Declaration for Respecthttp://forrespect.org/our-walmart/about-us/
In June of 2011, nearly 100 Associates representing thousands of OUR Walmart members from across the United States came to the Walmart Home Office in Bentonville, Ark., and presented a Declaration of Respect to Walmart executive management. The Declaration calls on Walmart to:
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Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)
Fri Oct 19, 2012, 06:58 AM
fasttense (15,050 posts)
2. It's long past due.
Right now every American is providing support for Wal-Mart so they can pay their employees as little as possible and then the employee has to get some kind of government assistance. Right now we are all subsidizing Wal-Mart's profits. It's about time we subsidized the workers instead. If Wal-Mart can't pay a living wage, they have no right to be in business.
"Provide wages and benefits that ensure that no Associate has to rely on government assistance."