Tag Archives: Black Friday

Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
Consumers Gone Wild: Black Friday 2012

Tales of Black Friday excess and idiocy have become almost as traditional as the actual frenzied shopping day itself. And Americans did not disappoint this year, putting on quite a display of one of the uglier sides of capitalism. With many stores opening their doors earlier than usual this year, people were given even more opportunites to behave badly. Here’s a round-up of some of the lowlights of Black Friday fumbles.   You Cuttin in Front of Me? An angry …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
Walmart Workers Plan Strike for Black Friday

Workers at 1,000 Walmart stores across the country are planning a strike for the biggest shopping day of the year in an effort to protest what they say is the retailer’s history of retaliating against them for their efforts to secure better working conditions. Despite Walmart’s attempt to stop them with a complaint to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), workers’ groups say the Black Friday strike is on.   Union Activity at Issue Organization United for Respect at Walmart …

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