Strike Tool Kit

Below is a Strike Tool Kit and some additional files to help you with planning and carrying out a strike against retaliation at your store. If you are planning to strike against retaliation, be sure you’ve signed the pledge, too. Click here and sign.

It is every Associate’s right to go on strike to protest Walmart’s unlawful attempts to silence Associates who speak out.  Under federal law, Walmart cannot fire or otherwise retaliate against Associates who engage in a federally protected strike against these Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs).  This toolkit will give you the information you need to make sure that federal labor law protects your strike.

Section One: Legally Protected Unfair Labor Practice Strike Basics

  • About Unfair Labor Practice Strikes and How They Protect Associates
  • About Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs)
  • How To Respond When You Believe Walmart Has Committed A ULP
  • Information Necessary For ULP Charges
  • How Unfair Labor Practice Cases Are Started and Processed

Section Two: Unfair Labor Practice Strike Materials

  • Script Associates Should Follow To Call Off Work Or Walk Off The Job
  • Letter Notifying Company Of Strike
  • Script Associates Should Follow When Offering To Return To Work
  • Letter Offering To Return To Work

Section Three: Guides for Actions

  • The Rights Of Associates To Participate In Actions Inside And Outside Stores
  • Messages On Signs Associates Make
  • Outdoor Distribution And Picketing Instructions
  • Indoor Distribution Instructions
  • Indoor Action Instructions

 


 Strike Tool Kit

What you need to get started in one, printer-friendly document.



Other Important Files


Right to Strike Flyer

Outlines your right to participate in an Unfair Labor Practice strike.


Walmart Memo Regarding The Right to Strike - A memo from Walmart outlining your right to strike

A memo from Walmart outlining your right to strike


Retaliation Document – A flier giving people information on what to do if they have been retaliated against.

A flier giving people information on what to do if they have been retaliated against.


Community Asks Flyer – Distribute to your community so they know what they can do support the strike.

Distribute to your community so they know what they can do support the strike.


Stand Up Live Better Petition – Have your co-workers commit to join you.

Have your co-workers commit to join you.


Chant Sheet – A collection of chants to use while on the picket line.

A collection of chants to use while on the picket line.


Stand Up Live Better Flyer – Another flier to use with your co-workers.

Another flier to use with your co-workers.

 

Contact Us

Support OUR Actions

If you haven't worked at Walmart, but want to support OUR Walmart members as we take action, check out our community allies' page.

Hear from OUR Associates

"I'm standing up to Walmart because I believe that we shouldn’t have to decide between going to the doctor and paying our bills.”
Charmaine Givens-Thomas, Illinois
Legal Notice: UFCW and OUR Walmart have the purpose of helping Walmart employees as individuals or groups in their dealings with Walmart over labor rights and standards and their efforts to have Walmart publicly commit to adhere to labor rights and standards. UFCW and OUR Walmart have no intent to have Walmart recognize or bargain with UFCW or OUR Walmart as the representative of its employees. Courts have enjoined non-Associate UFCW and OUR Walmart agents from entering any Walmart property, except to shop, in Arkansas ((read order), Florida ((read order), Texas ((read order), Colorado (read order), and Maryland ((read order); and in California from entering inside stores (read order).