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Workers demand pay boost from Walmart

Former garment workers from Bangladesh join forces with employees from world's largest retailer for a week of protests.

Last Modified: 07 Jun 2013 03:30
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Former garment workers from Bangladesh have joined employees from the world's largest retailer, Walmart, for a week of protests.

They are demanding better benefits, pay and factory conditions around the world.

As a result, they have come to company headquarters in Arkansas ahead of the annual shareholders meeting.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Bentonville.

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