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Cult-Like, Corrupt and Christian Conservative: Inside the Campus Group Creating Wal-Mart Managers
Business  (tags: walmart, religion, right wing, conservatives )

Freya
- 494 days ago - alternet.org
An insider reveals how Wal-Mart's favorite campus group curries favor with business while pushing gospel to kids.
Walmart Warehouse Kept Workers on the Job in Sub-Zero Weather
Business  (tags: Walmart, injustice, labor, cold, freezing )

Freya
- 538 days ago - dailykos.com
Management at a Walmart-contracted warehouse in Indiana told workers to stay on the job even as the temperature plunged during the polar vortex deep freeze and the county government declared a state of emergency.
So Much for WalMart Paying People to Work Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, workers, wages )

Freya
- 589 days ago - dailykos.com
Last week we learned that WalMart would be open on Thanksgiving day. We were told by a WalMart executive "associates" were even excited about the opportunity! Heck they were going to get extra pay, a meal and 25% off everything they could buy...
One Fact About Raising The Minimum Wage Is So Unbelievable, I Had To Fact-Check It Like 5 Times
Business  (tags: wages, Walmart )

Freya
- 589 days ago - upworthy.com
Just check this out. I seriously had to fact-check this a few times before it really sank in. We hear lots of doomsday "OhMyGawd if we raise the minimum wage, everybody will go out of business and we'll have to eat bugs" types of things from some folks.
Walmart Employees Having to Hold Food Drive For Thanksgiving to Feed Themselves
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, Ohio, low paid workers, poverty, employees helping employees )

Dandelion
- 594 days ago - dailykos.com
Walmart's management is asking its low-paid workers to give to its even lower-paid workers. That's asking people who are kinda sorta getting by giving to those who are living in poverty by their mutual employer, who refuses to pay them a living wage.
The Waltons of Walmart - The Greediest Family In The World
Business  (tags: WalMart, greedy family, The Waltons, taxes, inheritance taxes, strategies )

Dandelion
- 658 days ago - occupy.com
The strategies the Walton family uses to avoid estate and inheritance taxes on their fortune is establishing a type of charitable trust that can shelter money from taxes, and later put that money back into the pockets of family heirs, even at a profit.
Take the Pledge and Join Walmart Workers on Black Friday This Year: ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, corporate, corruption, economy, labor, news, money, ethics, society, humans, business, consumers, abuse )

Carrie
- 665 days ago - action.changewalmart.org
This Black Friday, I will stand with Walmart workers and support their calls for change at Walmart. I will indicate at right how I can help.
3 Reasons the Walmart Empire Is Collapsing
Business  (tags: Walmart, too big to succeed, unfair labor practices, undocumented immigrants, social issues, decrepit stores, business model, arrogance, unwelcome in big cities, dollar stores )

Judy
- 698 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Like every empire to come before it, Walmart (WMT) is beginning to rot from the inside out. It may appear to be rolling but under the surface the Walmart empire is in rapid decline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up for Walmart's Workers!
Business  (tags: walmart, labor, ethics, business, corporate, dishonesty, news )

Cal
- 712 days ago - alignny.org
We're coming together to ask Walmart directors like Christopher Williams to use their power to urge Walmart to reinstate those of us who have been wrongfully fired and disciplined
Tensions Rise as Walmart Refuses to Pay
Business  (tags: americans, walmart, abuse, living wage, corporate, dishonesty, economy, politics, law, society, money, ethics, business, corruption )

Carrie
- 715 days ago - truth-out.org
Proponents of a proposed higher "living wage" requirement for workers at large retailers here in Washington are stepping up their campaign, urging the city's mayor to sign pending legislation into law.
Victory! Walmart Responds to National Day of Action
Business  (tags: Walmart, big box stores, chain stores, economy, money, society, consumers, americans, corporate, business )

Nancy
- 796 days ago - makingchangeatwalmart.org
Last week on April 24th, hundreds of Walmart workers in 200 stores stood up to demand that Walmart honor its public commitment to be more consistent, transparent, and fair in scheduling shifts and hours for workers. They were joined by over 10,000 people
Walmart & Other American Retailers: Ensure Basic Safety & Human Rights for Workers in Bangladesh ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Bangladesh, corruption, Penney's, corporate, factory conditions, H&M, Gap, fire, death )

Nancy
- 797 days ago - org.credoaction.com
The disaster at Rana Plaza is now the deadliest incident in the garment industry in known history. Two of the brands identified in documents found in the rubble are sold at JC Penney. Photo by ILRF
Walmart, H&M and Gap: Do Your Part to Stop the Murders of Garment Workers in Bangladesh ACTION LINK
Business  (tags: Walmart, Bangladesh, corruption, corporate, factory conditions, H&M, Gap, fire, death )

Nancy
- 799 days ago - care2.com
Join us in calling on Walmart, H&M and Gap, the largest buyers of clothing made in Bangladesh, to make immediate safety improvements in their supplier factories by joining the legally-binding Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement.
Justice for Bangladeshi Garment Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Bangladesh, corruption, corporate, factory conditions, fire, death )

Nancy
- 815 days ago - alignny.org
Last November, 112 Bangladeshi garment workers died when an unsafe factory run by a Walmart supplier burned to the ground. Conditions at the factory were so lethal that it didn't have a single emergency exit, and supervisors prevented workers from...
Please Sign!! Walmart and Gap: Face the Human Consequences of Your Race to the Bottom | SumOfUs
Business  (tags: walmart, garment factory fire, tazreen, bangladesh, survivor, ethics, corporate, abuse, humans, money )

Tamara
- 818 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Today, Sumi Abedin and Kalpona Akter are landing in the United States from their native Bangladesh. Sumi is a survivor of last November's deadly fire at the Walmart-contracted Tazreen garment factory. The fire killed 117 of her fellow workers. They were
 

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