Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Workers began taking action at warehouses and retail stories nationwide in October, speaking out against low wages, unsafe working conditions and Wal-mart's attempts to slice workers' voices on the job.
Large groups of labor and community workers are preparing to hold a Black Friday protest at several Wal-mart locations across the Cmmonwealth Friday, including the Framingham branch of the store, according to an announcement from Jobs with Justice. Protestors are expected at Wal-Mart in Framingham at 12:01 a.m. on Black Friday according to the announcement. This protest is expected to include a light display at a nearby overpass/intersection . Friday's action comes just a month after delegations of concerned customers spread to locations across Massachusetts to demand an end to the store's retaliation against its employees, according to Jobs with Justice. Workers began taking action at warehouses and retail stories nationwide in October…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The retail giant has already released its Black Friday sale circular online.
Shoppers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island will have to wait until after Thanksgiving to take advantage of Black Friday sales at retail giant Wal-mart. While Wal-mart locations across the rest of the country will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Massachusetts' Blue Laws prohibit the store to open that early in those two states. Instead, Wal-mart will open at 1 a.m., which is also the time many other retailers, including Target, plan to open for business on Black Friday. Shoppers don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to find out about the Black Friday sales at Wal-mart. The company already has released its circular for the sale. For more ads, check out this site called Black Friday Ads. The sales for a number of retailers are already on …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The following information was provided by the Framingham Police Department. Where an arrest or charges are mentioned, no conviction is indicated.
Feb. 24: 1 arrest and 4 crashes 12:11 a.m. Noise complaint reported at 143 Winter St. Police removed the group. 4:03 a.m. Report of a suspicious person at Best Western 130 Worcester Rd. Police found nothing when they arrived. 6:40 a.m. Report of a malicious destruction of property reported at Alcoba Salon, 847 Edgll Rd. 8:56 a.m. Motor vehicle crash reported at 1626 Worcester Rd. 9:27 a.m. Larceny reported at Best Western, 130 Worcester Rd. 9:49 a.m. Report of malicious destruction of property at 5 Capri Dr. 10:46 a.m. Bomb Threat reported at Wal-Mart. Nothing located. 1:03 p.m. Three-car crash reported at 328 Worcester Rd, involving a taxi. 7:11 p.m. Invesigation at Fresh Choice Market, 855 Worcester Rd. 8:30 p.m. Motor vehicle …
Friday, November 25, 2011
At 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Dolly Velez of Natick and Linda Kinney of Framingham camped outside Wal-Mart to be the first shoppers through the door at 4 a.m. on Black Friday.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- On Boston.com
Friday, November 25, 2011