Walmart Workers Arrested at NYC and DC Protests for a $15 Minimum Wage

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A total of 42 Walmart workers and allies were arrested today in New York and Washington, DC at two protests directed at the company, which employees say is "robbing them of a fair wage."

"When one family — the Waltons — hoard 43 percent of the wealth of society, we not only have an economic crisis of inequality, we have a deep moral crisis," Kim Bobo, director of Interfaith Worker Justice, a labor advocacy group that has backed OUR Walmart's petition said. "Walmart's hoarding and stinginess is wrong."

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