Walmart strikers from around the country will arrive in Bentonville to protest at the annual Walmart Shareholders Meeting on Friday (June 6), according to a report from Bloomberg Business Week.
The protesters come from a group called Walmart Moms, and they’ll be protesting higher wages for women. The average hourly wage for saleswomen is now $10.58, according to the report.
“The union-supported group is asking for $25,000 a year for full-time work,” the report states.
The $25,000 annual salary amounts to $12.25 an hour, according to the report.