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Wal-Mart Workers, We Can Help!

December 16, 2009  |  Share

Wal-Mart Workers

We can help.

No More demerits or lost wages for being sick.

Contact us with your stories.

Strict confidentiality.

nlc [at]



Wal-Marts punitive sick leave policies—demerits and lost wages—are unfair and unjust.  We have exposed these policies on ABCs Good Morning America, in the New York Times and the Washington Post.  Together with MomsRising and other organizations, we are leading a massive petition campaign to do away with demerits and lost wages.  Our goal is to change Wal-Mart's sick leave policy so that you are no longer forced to go to work no matter how sick you are.  Nor should you be put in a position where you feel obligated to put your job ahead of your childs health.

We hope to get 100,000 signatures on the petition to be delivered to Wal-Mart in Bentonville.

We need your help!  Please send us your stories of how Wal-Marts sick leave policies have hurt you and your family.  You can call or email.  No names or store locations will be mentioned.  Everything will be kept strictly confidential.  Our first priority is protecting your job, while working to improve Wal-Marts sick leave policy.  We want Wal-Mart to be a family-oriented company again.

You work hard  and do a good job.  You deserve respect.  Please spread the word to your colleagues and ask them to also send us their stories.

Contact:    National Labor Committee
                Charles Kernaghan or Barbara Briggs
                Office:  412-562-2406
                Email:  nlc [at]

Together we can make things better!

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