Nov 19, 2014 | News Story

Stand with workers on Black Friday

Wouldn’t it be amazing if working families gathered together on Black Friday and sent a message to the country’s largest employer that its workers deserve a living wage and full-time work? Well, that’s exactly what’s going to happen, and you can be a part of it.

Walmart is the largest private employer in the world, and the Walton family, owners of the company, has more wealth than 43% of Americans combined. While the retailer rakes in $16 billion a year in profits, it pays poverty wages and many of its workers have to rely on public programs, like food stamps, to survive.

That’s why working families will be gathering at Walmart stores across the country on Black Friday to tell the Waltons to do the right thing.

Find a Black Friday action near you.

We know Walmart pays attention to these protests, and you can help change not just the company’s policies, but the lives of workers. We’ve already seen recent successes, like when Walmart changed its policy on pregnant women after workers submitted a resolution to the company or when the retailer created a system that gives workers better access to hours by allowing them to sign up for open shifts online.

We can keep the momentum going and win for Walmart workers. Sign up to join a Black Friday protest now!