Sept. 6 - Protestors say the giant retailer doesn't pay enough money or provide benefits. Linda So reports.
In cities across the country, Walmart employees took to the streets to protest. They're demanding higher wages and benefits. In L.A., they marched by the dozens. Several protestors were arrested. SOUNDBITE: (English) Unidentifed person saying: "Sisters and brothers, we've got to keep reminding Walmart that it's our United States of America, we've got a right to speak out." Protestors are calling on the giant retailer to provide full-time work that pays 25-thousand dollars a year. SOUNDBITE: (English) Walmart Employee saying: "The conditions could be better… You making money? Minimum wage." Some employees also claim Walmart is against unions. But a company spokesman say that's simply not true. SOUNDBITE: (English) Walmart Spokesman Kory Lundberg saying: "While the law allows people the ability to be able to vote for a union, it also gives them the right and the ability to vote to not be a union and time and again, that's what we've seen our associates do." The protests were held in more than 15 cities across the U.S.