11/16/2012 07:51 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Stand With Striking Walmart Workers on Black Friday (VIDEO)

The Walmart strike, which originated in Los Angeles, has spread to 12 cities and counting. A series of strikes will occur next week that has the potential to paralyze the world's largest retailer on the biggest shopping day of the year.

A United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) official says employees will stage 1,000 unique protests around the country on Black Friday. In additional to walkouts, there will be flash mobs, and other creative protest aimed at "educating" shoppers on the Walmart workers struggle to attain a fair and decent wage and working conditions.