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Walmart Living Wage

Walmart: Equal Exploitation of Gays and Straights

Lucas Handy | Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Lucas Handy

I like the symbolic value of the nation's largest employer pledging that it won't continue to discriminate when it comes to health benefits, but here's the bad news: In the real world a majority of Walmart workers -- gay and straight alike -- still won't have affordable health coverage or living wages.

$12 Wage For Walmart Workers Would Cost The Average Shopper Just 46 Cents Per Trip

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.18.2013 | Business

Walmart last week decided not to build three stores in Washington D.C. after the passage of a D.C. Council bill, which demands big-box retailers pay t...

Should Large Companies Be Required To Pay Higher Wages?

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The bitter standoff between Wal-Mart and Washington, D.C. officials over the city's effort to impose a higher minimum wage on big-box re...

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.

D.C. Rebukes Walmart Over 'Living Wage' Threat

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.10.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other bi...

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...