What We Learned with Walmart Organizing in Florida and Beyond – Part III

Labor Organizing Organizing WalMart

Pearl River In 2005, I left the SEIU International board to run an organizing project directed at establishing whether we could successfully organize Wal-Mart workers on a number of fronts.  This was a joint project involving ACORN, SEIU, AFL-CIO, and UFCW.  SEIU was developing the Wal-Mart Watch effort based in Washington, DC, and our effort …

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Stop Line 3 Pipeline


Pearl River     I wasn’t sure that I was going to be able to visit with Gina Peltier, a self-described water protector on Wade’s World.  Small problem, she was in jail, although she hoped to be released sometime on the day before the interview.  When I asked her why she had been held, she told me …

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