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Victory! Walmart Responds to National Day of Action

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Last week on April 24th, hundreds of Walmart workers in 200 stores stood up to demand that Walmart honor its public commitment to be more consistent, transparent, and fair in scheduling shifts and hours for workers. They were joined by over 10,000 people

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Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 5:49 pm
Thank you for the good news! (N, P, T)

Debbie G. (311)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 7:47 pm
I am behind Walmart workers 100% but I still don't trust Walmart.

Teresa Cowley (273)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:22 pm
Thank you Debbie--you are 100% correct--sometimes, to see the future, you must take a hard look at the past.
Thank you Nancy for an interesting article.

Jeannette A. (137)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 8:31 am
I'm with Debbie... there is too much anti-worker sentiment in Walmart's management to trust them... but we can have hope.

Elizabeth M. (68)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 4:36 pm
Thanks for posting this article Nancy. I am with the workers 100%, and we have to stay on top of this to see that Walmart keeps it's commitment. They have made so much money on the back's of workers and now is the time to give something back.

cynthia B. (219)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 7:49 pm
thx nancy but i don't trust WalMart but hope it is okay and right

Judith Hand (56)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 7:52 pm

Katie D. (90)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 9:42 pm
We have wanted this to happen 20 years ago!
Good for them!
See what happens when you make a stand!
Yes we agree with many don't trust Walmart! We
Want the workers to do well!
Maybe Walmart has seen the difference in Sales lately???
Lines at the checkout and the Complaints
Shelves empty,terrible produce,etc! THINGS MAY HAVE TO CHANGE!!????

Katie D. (90)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 9:49 pm
Now let's think if they can open 4,000 stores they can treat the workers a lot better!!
Furnish benefits and wages! Managers get BIG BONUSES!!!
Maybe QUALITY of items in the store could change too!

Ana Marija R (200)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 11:07 pm
Nice to see 'one small step' ...
noted with hope
Thank you, Nancy!

Kerrie G. (135)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:53 am
Noted, thanks.

Monica Demertsidis (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:02 pm
About time!

Birgit W. (155)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 1:28 pm

Audrey B. (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:18 pm
Nice finally Walmart is helping out w/ employees schedules, now they just need to offer more money to them to get them off the Welfare Line. As it is costing the tax payer more and as a tax payer I don't want to pay, whether it means shopping somewhere else to make a point.

Carol H. (229)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:27 pm
noted, thanks Nancy

Lea Huber (0)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 8:55 pm
It takes courage to stand up for what is right and fair. I admire these people for asking for what they deserve. Thank you, Nancy!

Genoveva M G. (337)
Friday May 3, 2013, 12:09 am
Well, this is good for a change, for years all I hear about Walmart are bad news and how bad they treat their employers. Thanks Nancy

David Menard (43)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:08 am
N&S take
a stand against the corporate greed of the mega rich

Rhonda lawford (4)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:25 am
Great to hear. thank you

Pat A. (117)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 7:39 am
Hooray - but Timeo Danaos - like everyone else I don't trust Walmart either - their history of past behaviour surely bears witness against them.

. (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 9:40 am
Let's see how far this goes.

lee e. (114)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 1:05 pm
I'll believe it when I see it, and hear it from its employees!

Sergio Padilla (63)
Friday May 10, 2013, 10:32 am
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