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CNN reports that "a group of Walmart workers is planning to protest at stores" on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, "asking for higher wages and fair schedules. This will be the third year of Black Friday demonstrations in a row. Protests are planned at 1,600 Walmart locations — the most ever — according to organizers from the union-backed group OUR Walmart."

The union-backed group OUR Walmart is not able to say how many people are expected to be involved in the protests, except to predict that it will be more than the people that it says protested at 1,200 stores last year.

According to the story, "Workers want to be paid at least $15 an hour, they want to be given more hours and to be given more consistent schedules. They’re also accusing the retailer of retaliating against workers who have protested against the company before."
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