Protesters From Around The Country Arriving In Bentonville
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.