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Walmart Loophole Could Dump 400,000 Workers Into Already Struggling Medi-Cal

Walmart Loophole Could Dump 400,000 Workers Into Already Struggling Medi-Cal
Women have been hit especially hard by cuts to the Medi-Cal program in recent years. And access to care for women will be even more challenged in coming years if large corporations like Walmart continue to avoid their responsibility to pay a fair share of health care costs under the Affordable Care Act.
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Newark Picks Shop-Rite over Walmart as Wally World Protests Grow

Newark Picks Shop-Rite over Walmart as Wally World Protests Grow
Brick City is getting itself a nice new shopping center and everyone is a little relieved that it's not Walmart.
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Wally World War: Mom and Pop Shops Prepare for Walmart's Inevitability

Wally World War: Mom and Pop Shops Prepare for Walmart's Inevitability
As Walmart prepares to invade another community — this time in northern Vermont — local businesses are forced with tough decisions on how to compete with the retail giant.
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OUR Walmart's 'Ride for Respect' to Descend on Walmart Shareholders' Meeting, June 7th

OUR Walmart's 'Ride for Respect' to Descend on Walmart Shareholders' Meeting, June 7th
“Ride for Respect,” the demonstration at Walmart corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be modeled on civil rights volunteers who rode buses into the South in the 1960s to protest Jim Crow racial injustice.
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Children's Place, Cato Fashions Among Companies Tied to Bangladesh Factory Disaster

Children's Place, Cato Fashions Among Companies Tied to Bangladesh Factory Disaster
Paperwork and unfinished materials pulled from the rubble from the collapse of a Bangladeshi clothing factory indicate the list of companies that bought clothing from the factories included: Benetton, Children’s Place, Cato Corporation, Kik, Loblaw, Mango, Corte Inglés, Bon Marche, and Primark.
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Costco CEO Supports Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour

Costco CEO Supports Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour
Costco CEO Craig Jelinek has joined the push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by saying he supports the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, which would not only raise the current wage from $7.25, but would index the wage to inflation and raise wages for tipped employees, too.
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Walmart on Fatal Factory Fire: 'Not Our Problem'

A clothing factory fire in Bangladesh has killed over 100 people. The factory has ties to Walmart and the retailer is doing everything in it's power to distance itself from taking any responsibility.
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Walmart Strikers Eye Black Friday

Labor journalist Josh Eidelson, caught us up on the latest news on the Walmart strikes, explained Walmart's history of aggressive anti unionism, how its business model is based on keeping people in poverty, why Walmart's tactics have depressed wages across the service sector and what strikers are planning for Black Friday.
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Victory for Forced Labor in Walmart's US Supply Chain

The National Guestworker Alliance just announced a huge victory. The C.J.’s Seafood workers who exposed forced labor on the Wal-Mart supply chain in June were vindicated by the federal government, which granted them U-Visas—special visas for victims of serious crimes. This is an extraordinary victory for worker organizing and labor law enforcement in the U.S.
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Workers Strike at Four Walmart Locations

It sure is nice to be able to write those words: Workers strike at Walmart!
Reports of striking Walmart workers have rolled out of four separate locations, from Florida to California, over the past couple of weeks.  Once, such bold collective initiative would have been unthinkable at the world's largest retailer.
You may recall that, back in 2008, Walmart workers in the tire and lube department of a Walmart ...
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