From Union City–This year Walmart, the biggest store in the US, may face a strike on the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. When workers walked out at 23 Walmarts across the country last week (“Laurel Walmart Workers Join National Strike,” UC 10/10/2012), Respect DC organizer Mike Wilson says it “was a huge moment in the fight to hold Walmart accountable…and the work continues.” Respect DC joined the call for a Black Friday national day of action targeting Walmart. While working toward the Black Friday action, the local coalition is “keeping up the pressure to get [Walmart] to sign an enforceable city wide CBA [community benefits agreement] if they want to come to DC.” This Wednesday activists will demonstrate outside an award ceremony for JBG – one of the developers hired to construct the Walmarts in the District.  Check the DC labor calendar for more upcoming meetings and events, and stay tuned for more on local Black Friday action. Click here for a video of striking Walmart workers rallying at Walmart #1 in Bentonville, AK. – stills still from OUR Walmart video