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Brooklyn Center Walmart Workers Demand Higher Wages, Walk off Job

Updated: 11/26/2013 10:17 AM
Created: 11/25/2013 7:14 PM KSTP.com
By: Leslie Dyste

Walmart workers demanding higher wages walked off the job in Brooklyn Center Monday.

Similar strikes are happening across the country ahead of Black Friday. Workers are staging a national strike on the busiest shopping day of the year.

Congressman Keith Ellison joined the employees in Brooklyn Center to support their cause.

The workers are asking for at least $25,000 a year and for the company to provide full time positions for those who want them.


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