PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at stores nationwide Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees at the world’s largest retailer.
In Paramount, Calif., authorities arrested nine people, including three Wal-Mart employees, for blocking a busy street outside a store there. Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker said they were cited and released on misdemeanor charges.
At its height, authorities said, the Paramount protest drew about 1,000 people.
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