Tag: Supply chain

Though It Dictates Demand, Walmart Ignores Workers in Its Supply Chain

June 12, 2015

Walmart is not only the world’s largest retailer and private employer; it’s also the overseer of one of the largest supply chains in the world. Walmart exerts enormous pressure on its suppliers and even has million-plus square foot warehouses just for its own products. Even though Walmart exerts an enormous… Read More»

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Cambodian Garment Workers Call On Walmart, Other Brands to Raise Wages

September 17, 2014

Since January, workers in garment factories in Cambodia making clothes for companies like Walmart and H&M have been calling for fair wages, asking their employers for a base wage of $177 per month. Workers have also been asking the companies to commit to ongoing negotiations with garment workers’ unions and… Read More»

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Walmart Workers in China Demand Compensation After Abrupt Store Closings

April 3, 2014

In the first organized resistance to Walmart in China, hundreds of workers in the Hunan and Anhui Provinces are demanding compensation after the company abruptly closed a store in Chengde last month. In a letter to the AFL-CIO, one worker from the store described employees being literally dragged from their… Read More»

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