Our Walmart says National Labor Relations Board will demand action against Walmart for illegally firing and disciplining workers

Walmart to be prosecuted for firing striking workers, union group says

  • Workers' rights groups demonstrate in the street in front of Walmart offices, Washington, USA
Workers’ rights groups demonstrate in the street in Washington. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency that oversees workers’ rights, is to announce decision to prosecute Walmart for firing, discipling and threatening workers who went on strike or attempted to unionise, according to the group organising the strikes.

Our Walmart, a union-backed group, said the NLRB will prosecute the company for illegally firing and disciplining 117 workers, including some who went on strike in June. The board’s decision will also include threats by managers and spokespeople aimed at discouraging them from striking, Our Walmart said.

Read More : http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/nov/18/walmart-prosecuted-union-strike-workers



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