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Walmart's War Against Unions -- and the U.S. Laws That Make It Possible

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Julie Gutman Dickinson

So what's the secret to Walmart's "success" in remaining 100 percent nonunion? In short, it's the corporation's thorough exploitation of our nation's anemic labor laws.

Dave Jamieson

Walmart Worker Strikes, Is Fired 6 Months Later | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.30.2013 | Business

On the day before Thanksgiving last year, Vanessa Ferreira went on strike at her Walmart store in St. Cloud, Fla. As HuffPost reported at the time, sh...

Saki Knafo

Walmart Strikes May Have Reached Critical Mass, Observers Say | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.30.2013 | Business

As Walmart workers this week resume strikes at stores around the nation, organizers are saying that more employees than ever have joined the ranks of ...

Walmart Accuses Labor Groups Of 'Disorderly' Trespassing

Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

Walmart is accusing two labor organizations of "disorderly conduct" during a protest at a Los Angeles-area Walmart last year that helped set off a cha...

Walmart's Health Care Policy Is Straying From Sam Walton's Vision

Quanesha Jones | Posted 05.20.2013 | Miami
Quanesha Jones

Sadly, it doesn't seem like the current leadership or management of Walmart cares about Sam Walton's vision or Walmart workers.

New Chicago Union Calls for $15 Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

John V. Santore | Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago
John V. Santore

While boisterous protests targeted Chicago-area Walmarts Friday, a new local union formed in mid-November coordinated a second wave of actions calling for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Walmart Records Best Black Friday Ever, Says Walmart

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | Business

* Union-backed group says over 1,000 protests at Walmarts * Walmart, protesters disagree on number of workers striking *...

Alice Hines

Black Friday Strikers To Walmart: It's On! | Alice Hines | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

DALLAS -- On Thanksgiving afternoon, as freshly stuffed Americans prepared for the shopping bacchanal known as Black Friday, hundreds of Walmart worke...

Dave Jamieson

One Courageous Walmart Worker's Strike Story | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.22.2012 | Business

There was an employee walkout at a Walmart Supercenter in St. Cloud, Fla., on Wednesday morning, but even if you were shopping there when it happened ...

WATCH: The New Occupy?

Posted 11.21.2012 | Los Angeles

Walmart workers are planning to strike at 1,000 stores nationwide on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. And the campaign has gathe...

Home for the Holidays? Not for Walmart Workers

Joe Hansen | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Joe Hansen

Wanted: Store Associates who will work for low pay, poor working conditions, erratic schedules -- including working on Thanksgiving Day -- and not enough hours to qualify for health care.

Stand With Striking Walmart Workers on Black Friday (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business
Dennis Trainor

The Walmart strike, which originated in Los Angeles, has spread to 12 cities and counting. A series of strikes will occur next week that has the poten...

Walmart Launches Offensive On Black Friday Strikes

Reuters | Posted 01.16.2013 | Business

By Jessica Wohl Nov 16 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is taking its first legal step to stop months of protests and rallies outside ...

Alice Hines

Walmart Strikers Promise Huge Black Friday Showdown With 1,000 Protests | Alice Hines | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

An organization of Walmart workers is planning a series of strikes next week that they hope will paralyze the world's largest retailer on the biggest ...

Kathleen Miles

Walmart Workers Gearing Up For Nationwide Action | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.11.2014 | Los Angeles

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving regarded as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, may be dramatically different this year. Organiz...

Alice Hines

Oklahoma Walmart Workers Join Strike Movement In Spite Of Alleged Intimidation From Management | Alice Hines | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

The wave of organized Walmart strikes that hit 12 states last week has now inspired more of the company's employees to take up the cause. On Sunday...

Christina Wilkie

Exclusive: Inside Walmart's Secret Strike Plan | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

Walmart launched a large-scale response this week to a series of unprecedented labor strikes, according to a confidential document obtained by The Huf...

Kathleen Miles

Walmart Workers Strike For First Time Ever | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.06.2012 | Los Angeles

For the first time in Walmart's 50-year history, workers at multiple stores have gone on strike, even though their jobs are not protected by a labor u...

Walmart Worker Speaks Out: Raise the Minimum Wage to Get My Vote

Marcus Edgerson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Miami
Marcus Edgerson

My co-workers and I formed OUR Walmart because we believe that we deserve better. We are coming together to ensure that Walmart, a company that can afford to pay us more, does so.

Walmart Worker Loses Job, Savings After Being Attacked By Customer

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

Violence at Walmart on Black Friday isn't rare. One New York woman was arrested last year after punching a Walmart greeter on Black Friday. Likewise, ...

Kathleen Miles

WATCH: LA Walmart Employee, Girshriela Green, Tells Her Story Of Poverty And Injury | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Girshriela Green was unemployed and on welfare when she got a job at Walmart in Crenshaw, Calif. When she started as a part-time sales floor associate...

Kathleen Miles

Walmart In Chinatown? The Fight Is On | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.09.2012 | Los Angeles

At a rally Thursday against a new Walmart "Neighborhood Mart" moving into Los Angeles' Chinatown, employees argued the retailer's low wages have drive...

Lila Shapiro

The Walmart Problem | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- In his struggle to organize Walmart's workers, Philip Meza spends a lot of his time in chain restaurants. On a recent morning on the ou...

Lila Shapiro

Ex-Walmart Associate To 'Occupy' Protesters: Take On 'The Face Of The 1 Percent' | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- On Friday afternoon in Zuccotti Park, Sandy Carpenter, a former Walmart 'associate,' held a brief teach-in about her former employer -- "t...