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Unionizing Walmart

May 11, 2009

For Video Visit: http://vodpod.com/watch/1590150-unionizing-walmart?pod=theeriewire

see: walmartworkersforchange.org

800px-Walmart_exteriorWalmart pulls in billions every year but barely pays its workers a living wage. Not only that but they’ve aggressively resisted efforts among workers to unionize. Walmart’s slogan is Save Money, Live Better. As Vikki Gill, a former Walmart store manager in Illinois says, the company is saving money and living better at the associate’s expense. In this documentary from Walmart Workers for Change, employees discuss their fight for a living wage, union representation, and decent benefits. Walmart’s union busting tactics are notorious but Union Federation Change to Win has been turning up the heat lately and says efforts to unionize are underway.

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