Tag: Bill Simon

Walmart Succumbs to Pressure, Announces Plans to Raise Wages

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»

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Walmart Store Manager Cites Understaffing, Lack of Hours for Poor Customer Service

March 27, 2014

In an exclusive interview with Salon’s Josh Eidelson, an assistant store manager at Walmart has come forward to expose a litany of abuses facing employees at the world’s largest retailer. The manager detailed problems ranging from chronic understaffing and inadequate hours to lack of overtime pay for managers working more… Read More»

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