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Workers Arrested at Walmart Protest

November 8, 2013

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Police said they arrested 54 demonstrators outside a Los Angeles Walmart who were protesting unfair wages and benefits.

More than 200 people took part in the protest against the company, KNBC-TV, Los Angeles reported.

The protest was set to close down Cesar Chavez Avenue between Broadway and Figueroa Street from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. But at 6:30 p..m., dozens of protesters sat down on Cesar Chavez and refused to move, so the street remain closed.

Police arrested the 54 demonstrators and the road was reopened at 8 p.m.

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Original headline: 200 protest unfair wages and benefits outside Los Angeles Walmart



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