Watch These Union Workers Give Walmart Bosses a Powerful Lesson They'll Never Forget

Retail giant Walmart thought it could get away with denying the rights of employees to organize, but you're about to meet the brave people who simply won't go down without a fight.

When a North Carolina Walmart decided to dismiss or discipline its employees simply for going on strike in June this year, members of a campaign named Our WalMart wouldn't let them get away with it. They traveled to a Wal-Mart store to deliver a petition with more than 170,000 signatures to the store's managers. But that was only the beginning. What happened next is an incredible show of solidarity that the store's bosses couldn't believe.


Who else took pleasure in seeing the look on the store manager's faces when they realize they cannot contain this peaceful and creative flash-mob of resistance? 

If you stand for worker's rights and love this performance as much as me, let me know on Twitter and Facebook.

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Sara Yasin

Sara Yasin is the World Editor at Mic. Her writing has been previously published at Index on Censorship, Jezebel, Salon, Ms. Magazine blog, the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the New York Times.

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