Speaker Profile

Barbara Collins

Barbara Collins has worked at Walmart for over six years in Placerville, California. As one of the Organization United for Respect at Walmart's (OUR Walmart) top leaders, Barbara bravely led her coworkers out on strike last Black Friday, demonstrating to Walmart workers nationwide that they could take bold action and return to work. Barbara supports her two children on her Walmart wages as a single mother and is forced to rely on public assistance. Her bravery in speaking out about issues in her store has led to major local victories and inspired others to become part of the movement to change Walmart.

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