Chris Hicks (left) of Jobs With Justice and Yvette Bryant of the Florida Avenue Baptist Church Social Justice Ministry raise their hands in solidarity with Walmart workers on Nov. 23, 2012, during a demonstration outside the Walmart in Capital Plaza Mall in Hyattsville, Md. The workers have been protesting low wages, reductions in hours, changes in schedules and firings. There has been some concern that Walmart will retaliate against employees who speak out or strike. This protest was one of about 1,000 nationwide. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY

Chris Hicks (left) of Jobs With Justice and Yvette Bryant of the Florida Avenue Baptist Church Social Justice Ministry raise their hands in solidarity with Walmart workers on Nov. 23, 2012, during a demonstration outside the Walmart in Capital Plaza Mall in Hyattsville, Md. The workers have been protesting low wages, reductions in hours, changes in schedules and firings. There has been some concern that Walmart will retaliate against employees who speak out or strike. This protest was one of about 1,000 nationwide. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)