Waiting for Norma Rae

As anxious shoppers trekked from the warmth of their homes for Black Friday deals, at Walmarts across the country workers seized the day to strike for fair wages and fair treatment. Many of the workers who picketed instead of working, faced retaliation from a company known to intimidate those who threaten to organize. Strike and…

The secret to low prices? Screwing over women!

I am beyond mad about The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision today to deny class-action status to the women suing Walmart for sex discrimination. The suit — representing 1.6 million women who worked at the company from 1998 — was the largest class-action suit in American history. In their 5-4 decision, led by Justice Antonin Scalia…