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Protest Walmart CEO Simon’s Attack on Walmart and Darden Workers

1/09/2013

Bill Simon is the CEO of Walmart US, the world’s biggest retailer and a powerful board member of Darden, which…

rebrandwalmart: The majority of Walmart warehouse workers are…  

1/07/2013


rebrandwalmart:

The majority of Walmart warehouse workers are hired through temp agencies, paid low wages, receive no benefits, and have no job security. They routinely lift heavy boxes – up to 200-pounds – from shipping containers on a piece rate system or for minimum wage for hours and days on end – in some cases 362 days a year. Workers encounter inhumane work speeds, moving  up to 450 boxes per hour by hand,  pollutants, high temperatures, little ventilation and intense retaliation if they complain about the conditions. Serious injuries on the job are common. For more info, check out Warehouse Workers United and Warehouse Workers for Justice.

You, too, can tell the truth about Walmart in their own stores! [Photo by Katie Moore.]

Democracy Now! coverage of Tuesday morning’s #blocktheboat…  

12/20/2012


Democracy Now! coverage of Tuesday morning’s #blocktheboat picket at the Port of Newark.

Also on DN! today, The Bribery Aisle: How Wal-Mart Used Payoffs to Bribe Its Way Through Expansion in Mexico

rebrandwalmart: Walmart keeps standards low to give YOU low…  

12/19/2012


rebrandwalmart:

Walmart keeps standards low to give YOU low prices.

We’re Greedy. Find our competitors paying their employees less? We’ll match them, guaranteed. 

We Exploit Workers. We gladly ignore abuses at our manufacturing and warehouse facilities. We also retaliate against workers when they speak up! :-)

Make your own Walmart signs.

From Bangladesh to the Jersey shore, (sing it!) Solidarity…  

12/18/2012


From Bangladesh to the Jersey shore, (sing it!) Solidarity Forever!!  

They have taken untold millions that they never toiled to earn,
But without our brain and muscle not a single wheel can turn.
We can break their haughty power, gain our freedom when we learn
that the union makes us strong.

http://www.thenation.com/blog/171823/occupy-activists-stage-block-boat-protest-against-ship-bearing-walmart-goods-bangladesh

Remember the Triangle Fire #blocktheboat  

12/18/2012


Remember the Triangle Fire #blocktheboat

rebrandwalmart: walmartelves: We #WalmartElves were able to…  

12/18/2012


rebrandwalmart:

walmartelves:

We #WalmartElves were able to sneak into a #Walmart and spread truth!

More rebranding fun!

walmartelves: #WalmartElves Rollback re-signing #Walmart  

12/18/2012


walmartelves:

#WalmartElves Rollback re-signing #Walmart

walmartelves: Unforseeable Costs from #WalmartElves @CorpAction…  

12/18/2012


walmartelves:

Unforseeable Costs from #WalmartElves @CorpAction #OurMart #WalkOutOnWalmart

Occupy Wall Street Will “Occupy Port of Newark” to Block Cargo Ship Carrying Walmart Goods From Bangladesh Factories Tuesday Morning, 12.18.12

12/17/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS CONTACT: Isham Christie, Occupy Wall Street 701-330-2862, isham.christie@gmail.com www.facebook.com/OccupyWallSt, @OccupyWallSt Workers and allies will descend on…

BLOCK THE BOAT Carrying Walmart Garments from Bangladesh Factory

12/16/2012

Update: press release here. From OccupyWallSt.org: On November 25th, 112 workers burned to death in a factory fire in Bangladesh…

Psyched about the launch of our new project REBRAND…  

12/13/2012


Psyched about the launch of our new project REBRAND WALMART

rebrandwalmart:

Support Walmart workers! How to culturejam and undermine Walmart.

How to Rebrand Walmart

12/12/2012

Did you rebrand Walmart? Send your photos to our Tumblr page or email them here. Ready to Jam a Walmart…

Wall Street to Walmart: Black Friday and Beyond

12/12/2012

by Sam Talbot Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is the traditional opening of the holiday season in retail. Could…

On Tuesday 12/10, Welcome Walmart CEO Mike To NYC

12/10/2012

[Vea abajo para español] Walmart CEO Mike Duke is visiting NYC on Tuesday, Dec. 11 to give a speech for…

Hold Walmart CEO Mike Duke Accountable!

12/06/2012

Walmart CEO Mike Duke is visiting NYC on Tuesday, Dec. 11 to give a speech for the Council on Foreign…

Walmart Black Friday Debrief

11/29/2012

Debrief re: the OWS/99 Pickets and coalition solidarity actions at the Secaucus NJ Walmart on Black Friday. How did it…

Rollback? No… FIGHTBACK! More culture jamming at Walmart.  

11/26/2012


Rollback? No… FIGHTBACK! More culture jamming at Walmart.

Black Friday Solidarity Training: Another “Line Clog” Action at Golden Farm!

11/20/2012

It’s time to get ready for Black Friday — one that Walmart won’t soon forget. It’s time for some on-the-ground,…

On Black Friday, Occupy Wall Street, 99 Pickets and Allies Set Sights on Walmart, in Support of Striking Workers

11/20/2012

For Immediate Release 11/20/2012 Press contact: 99pickets@gmail.com, (917) 725-1436 Location: Secaucus Walmart , 400 Park Pl, Secaucus, NJ 07094 Date/time: Friday…

Black Friday OWS Action Planning

11/12/2012

Join Occupy Wall Street, 99 Pickets, and allies to plan “Wall Street to Walmart: Occupy Black Friday“, an OWS-wide series…

Black Friday OWS Action Planning

11/04/2012

Join Occupy Wall Street, 99 Pickets, and allies to plan “Wall Street to Walmart”, an OWS-wide series of actions starting…

Wall Street to Walmart: Occupy Black Friday

11/03/2012

Update: our press release is here. In the wake of a series of unprecedented Walmart retail and warehouse strikes, Walmart workers,…

CANCELLED: Black Friday OWS Action Planning

10/29/2012

This Black Friday, put Walmart in the red! Join Occupy Wall Street, 99 Pickets, and allies to plan “Wall Street…

Black Friday OWS Action Planning

10/23/2012

Join Occupy Wall Street, 99 Pickets, and allies to plan “Wall Street to Walmart”, an OWS-wide series of actions starting…