Walmart workers protest over minimum wage in 15 US cities

by Karen McVeigh

A group of Wal-Mart employees joined by others in Hyattsville, Md. on September 5  protested wages and the alleged illegal firing of approximately 70 Wal-Mart workers across the country.  Photo: Washington Post

Walmart workers and their supporters are planning to launch protests in stores in 15 cities across the US on Thursday, as part of a small but vociferous movement to raise wages and improve conditions for some of the nation’s lowest paid workers.

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