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Raising Minimum Wage a Good Start, But Area Legislators Should Be Bolder

Nicola Goren | Posted 02.03.2014 | DC
Nicola Goren

We live in a region that consistently makes "best" lists -- 50 Best Cities, Best Cities to Find a Job. The truth is, those lists only apply to some of our community's residents. For others, this has become an increasingly difficult place to live with resources that are always just out of reach.

Dave Jamieson

Walmart Workers Detained During Protest Over Labor Practices

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Ten current and former Walmart workers and two organizers were ticketed by police outside the retailer's Washington, D.C., office on Thu...

Shame on Walmart!

Ralph Nader | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

I sent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray five questions to consider in deciding whether he would support or veto the living wage bill passed by the city council. These questions should be answered by any community considering the value of a Walmart store.

Dave Jamieson

What Walmart Isn't Saying About How It Pays Its Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, a Walmart executive rebuked the D.C. Council in an op-ed in the Washington Post, declaring that the company would scuttle pl...

Walmart Makes Big Threat Over 'Living Wage' Bill

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Wal-Mart says it won't build three stores it had planned for the District of Columbia if lawmakers approve a bill that would force the r...

Wal-Mart Is the 1 Percent

Head-Roc | Posted 01.18.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

It is amazing to me that, with all the very public knowledge begging for serious questioning of the integrity of Walmart, that D.C. elected officials and community leaders are all accepting the company's propaganda campaigns.