future of unions
It is no accident that as union strength declined, the social contract in America was systematically shredded. Yes, globalization and technology have changed the economy. But as labor weakened, both politically and on the job, business interests have been able to wring the benefits from these changes and shift the costs to workers.
Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, may be dramatically different this year. Organizers plan a nationwide strike against Walmart, will it work? Alyona Minkovski is joined by guests Kathleen Miles, Colby Harris, Patrick O'Neill and Josh Eidelson to discuss.
Colby Harris, a Walmart employee, describes his resolve to stand strong and strike on Black Friday to send a message to the corporate giant about labor fairness and end "being oppressed."
Adding fuel to movement, Walmart announced Thursday that it will kick off its Black Friday sale at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving