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Protesters March Against Wal-Mart in L.A.

HeadlinesJul 02, 2012

Large crowds marched in the Chinatown section of Los Angeles on Saturday to protest the retail giant Wal-Mart’s plan to open a new store. Construction on the store began last week with plans to open next year. Critics say it will devastate local businesses while bringing in low-paying, non-union jobs. Labor unions are challenging the store in court after Wal-Mart averted a city council effort to block construction.

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