Anti-Walmart protestsstruck across Californiaand the rest of America on Black Friday. The protesters demanded that the giant retailer pay its worker higher wages and benefits.
As part of the protests, Robert Reich is pushing apetitionon Facebook. The former secretary of labor in the Clinton administration currently isa professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He argues that low-skilledworkers need more money to live on and that Walmart should pay its workers at least $15 an hour, nearly double the federal minimum wage of $7.75.
Strikes next will hit fast-food restaurants on Thursday. Reported… Read More