Tag: strike

Superstore Season Two: We’re on Strike

September 23, 2016

Spoiler Alert: The following post discusses the plot of Superstore season two, episode one. When season one of NBC’s Superstore ended, we were left wondering what would happen to the Cloud 9 store employees’ nascent strike (ICYMI, our recap is here). After corporate directors fire the store’s bumbling, but benevolent… Read More»

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Walmart Associates Propose Reforms at Shareholder Meeting, Call for $15 and Full-Time

June 10, 2015

Following two weeks of protests in cities across the country, leaders of the group OUR Walmart descended on Arkansas last Friday for the company’s annual shareholder meeting. In addition to reiterating their call for $15 an hour and access to full-time hours for all associates, worker shareholders proposed a handful… Read More»

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Victory! Retail Workers Bill of Rights Unanimously Passes First Vote in San Francisco

November 19, 2014

Today, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Retail Workers Bill of Rights, a potentially precedent-setting package of legislation to address abusive scheduling practices at corporate retailers. The legislation is expected to pass a second vote by the board and be signed into law by the mayor in the… Read More»

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