Pico Rivera News

Walmart Closures Draw Suspicion; Rally on Monday

It's not getting a huge amount of news coverage, but the Walmart closure is drawing a lot of suspicion. People are tossing around the idea that it's the company shutting down to drive out union organizing:

"Some employees believe that the stores were closed because of worker protests for higher pay.

Pico Rivera Wal Mart Workers to Strike at Wal Mart

Dozens of Southern California Walmart retail employees plan to join this week's strike starting Thursday. According to organizers, the employees will rally on [May 28th] Thursday morning in Pico Rivera with supporters including US Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), and warehouse workers employed in Walmart-contracted buildings in the region.