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Walmart Black Friday- Why Workers Are Striking

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Published on Nov 21, 2012

"The National Labor Relations Board said it is unlikely to make any decision before Thursday's Thanksgiving Holiday on Wal-Mart Stores Inc's push to stop protests and rallies outside its stores, the U.S. labor board said on Tuesday.

At the same time, OUR Walmart, the organization that has been staging the protests filed its own charge with the NLRB, saying Wal-Mart was illegally attempting to deter workers from participating in strikes against the world's largest retailer on Friday.

The immediate issue is whether workers will be able to stage major protests at Walmart discount stores on "Black Friday," the day after Thanksgiving that is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year."*

Steve Oh (COO of The Young Turks) and Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show) discuss the reason why employees are striking and how the Waltons got rich because of it.

*Read more from Brad Dorfman/ Reuters via Huffington Post:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11...

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