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Occupy Long Beach Protests Downtown Wal-Mart on Behalf of Workers


Approximately 30 members of Occupy Long Beach assembled in front of the Wal-Mart Friday afternoon to do what store employees chose to eschew, joining Wal-Mart employees at stores across the country in protesting the retail giant for what many perceive as unfair labor practices.

"For decades, Walmart Stores, Inc have dragged down wages, forcing their workers to work irregular schedules, and intimidated and took retribution on any workers who fought back," read a Facebook event page set up by Occupy Long Beach. "It's time for the retribution to end, so come to this local Walmart to show your solidarity...