NYC Stands w/ Fired #WalmartStrikers

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Date(s) - 09/05/2013
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Williams Capital Group
650 Fifth Avenue
New York
https://www.facebook.com/events/207881276038308/

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NYC Stands w/ Fired #WalmartStrikers

NYC Stands w/ Fired #WalmartStrikers
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:00am
650 Fifth Ave., 11th Floor, 10019 [at 52nd St.: E, M train to 5 Av./53 St.; B, D, F to 47-50 St./Rockefeller Ctr. (at 6th Av.); #6 to 51 St. (at Lexington); #7 to 5 Av. (at 42nd); #1 to 50 St. (at Broadway); N, Q, R to 49 St. (at 7th Av.); C to 50 St. (at 8th Av.); M50 cross town bus via 49th & 50th St.; buses via 5th or 6th or Madison Av.; buses:
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http://www.facebook.com/alignny/events Public · By ALIGN NY

When Walmart workers came together and went on strike to protest for better working conditions, Walmart illegally retaliated by firing 70 workers. Now, workers are giving Walmart until Labor Day to give them their jobs back — and if Walmart doesn’t, workers are going to intensify their actions.

On Thursday, as mass demonstrations in solidarity with #WalmartStrikers sweep the nation, a group of fired Walmart workers are coming to NYC to demand a meeting with Walmart Director Christopher Williams — and they’re counting on our solidarity.

Together, we’ll call on Williams to use his seat on the Board of Directors to give the workers their jobs back and put an end to Walmart’s attacks on workers.

Last month, we rallied outside Williams’ home and spoke to his neighbors and colleagues, but he didn’t respond. This time workers will not be ignored. They’re demanding a meeting with Williams, and if he doesn’t agree, they’re putting it all on the line and risking arrest to get his attention. They deserve our solidarity: please join us and spread the word!

http://walmart1percent.org/newyork/

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