Skip to comments.Wal-Mart workers plan walk-out to protest Black Friday hours
Posted on 11/21/2012 3:20:21 PM PST by tobyhill
Federal labor officials said Tuesday they dont expect to decide before Thursday on whether to seek an injunction on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday. Thats the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.
The worlds largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., on Friday filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board against the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. It said the demonstrations organized by union-backed OUR Walmart threaten to disrupt its business and intimidate customers and other store workers.
Meanwhile, OUR Walmart filed its own charge on Tuesday with the labor board. It cited attempts by Wal-Mart to deter workers from participating in what the group believes to be legally protected walkouts.
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Once Walmart goes down, the rest of the employers in the country will be unionized in short order.
Ubama is going to give the unions card-check, and the NLRB is going to force all employers to turn over the names and addresses of all their employees to the unions.
With these two tools, they can forge the signatures of employees and unionize any company without the consent of the employer or employees.
And their first target is going to be Walmart and the hundreds of millions of dollars of union dues they will be able to extort for the Democrat campaign-finance slush fund.
Union goons are Marxists without the integrity to admit what they are.
Now that unions took out our Twinkies, they are moving on to bigger targets.
Let me know if the old lady & men greeters walk out....
My dad’s mistress could use a job. ;-)
In other words, the commie union piggies in the Obama bin Laden regime will be giving Americans "the bird" the day after Thanksgiving. Wonderful!
I normally don't do "black Friday" but I'm going this time. I'll be carrying my Roger Maris model, Louisville Slugger with me in case the union knuckledraggers get froggy on me.
I doubt that the Walmart PRICE model will work any longer if they have to unionize.
Wally will, in the end, CRUSH the union simply out of self-preservation.
Treat their workers what way?
Fire them all and replace them, just like Reagan did with PATCO.
I have to work tomorrow - I’m in the healthcare business now so I have to work my M-F. I’m grateful for the job, grateful for the time-and-a-half and grateful I can run (hopefully) to Walmart when I’m done.
I hope they fire everyone of the slugs that walks out.
If they clock in and then leave, just tell them not to come back. Adios fools. Many people out there to take low skilled positions.
If they don’t like the job, work rules or conditions then they should just quit.
Works that feel they are treated fairly, have upward mobility and all that, rarely unionize. I’m not sure walmart has that problem or not. Maybe somebody can give more insights there.
RATs hate and demonize WalMart because they won't unionize. The union-RAT interlopers are just trying to start trouble.
Anyone who walks out should be fired immediately, and the already-interviewed replacements should be on standby for Friday.
1.4 million Wally World employees wanna strike! Go for it Kids! Get in the unemployment line!
They are so bad to you, the ones that gave you a job you signed on to do that job!
Go Whine to someone who cares and get some cheese!
No one made you go to Wal-Mart to get a job!
Personal note to Walmart Close till Jan 2!! Let em have their Holiday!
I ‘m sure the Illegals will do the jobs Americans do not wanna do!
I think I’ll go shopping at Wal mart tomorrow....
You don't understand the situation.
If the unions get card check and the NLRB forces Walmart to hand over the names and addresses of all their employees, all the unions have to do is forge the employees' names to the union petitions and Walmart employees are unionized.
There are consequences to electing a Marxist President twice. This is one of those consequences. One of many.
The stage is being set to take this to federal court. Wal-Mart knows that the NLRB is corrupt, but they must go through the ritual before it can get to court.
Hopefully, Wal-Mart will fire each and every employee who joins in this action. Then the NLRB will intervene and say that Wal-Mart can’t do that. Then finally, this might be enough to make a court case out of it.
Hopefully, Wal-Mart, for its part, will improve its hiring screening process to figure out who are likely planning to infiltrate, then not offer them jobs in the first place.
As I see it if the workers don’t like their job- for whatever reason, they can find another. That is what I have always done. If the workers think they cannot get another job in this economy then they really need to be grateful they have a job at all.
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