April 16, 2015
UPDATE (4/20/2015): Today, members of OUR Walmart have filed a claim with the National Labor Relations Board seeking an injunction to require Walmart to rehire all 2,200 employees laid off last week. The group has also launched a petition to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, calling on him to transfer all laid… Read More»
February 19, 2015
After facing years of ongoing strikes and protests from its own employees, Walmart announced plans today to give raises to nearly 500,000 of the company’s 1.3 million U.S. employees. In a letter to Walmart associates, CEO Doug McMillon outlined a series of “comprehensive changes” to the company’s “hiring, training, compensation,… Read More»
June 4, 2014
“Let’s be clear on what’s happening here. Even though the company can easily afford it, Walmart refuses to pay its workers decent wages. So it relies on taxpayers to make up the difference by funding government assistance programs for its employees. The company and its controlling family then avoid paying… Read More»
February 19, 2014
“Two-thirds of Americans think that top corporate executives and CEOs are paid too much, and few Americans think they will ever enter the ranks of the highest paid, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.” Learn more about the 100 highest-paid CEOs.