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Portland Bails On Walmart

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.16.2014 | Business

Walmart and Portland, Oregon don't mix. Portland Business Journal reports that on Thursday, Portland city officials announced it will not be makin...

Robert Reich Trashes White House 'Numbskull' For Walmart Event

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich trashed the White House on Thursday for using Walmart, an enemy of unions and fair-pay advocates, as a poster comp...

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.

Walmart Investor: Retailer 'Not Prepared' To Discuss Labor Concerns

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2013 | Business

July 1 (Reuters) - Dutch pension administrator PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V. said on Monday it would no longer invest in Wal-Mart Stores Inc, saying the...

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...

Walmart, Armstrong Seek Redemption Without Remorse

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Oddly, the top international cyclist -- Lance Armstrong -- and the top international retailer --Walmart -- revealed last week that they have much in common. No, not doping. It's their dopey concept of the atonement process.

Walmart's Solemn New Vow

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business

* Head of ethical sourcing says there are system gaps * Wants to integrate closely with end of supply chain ...

Lila Shapiro

Judge: No Evidence Of Age Bias Against Woman At Walmart | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

An age-bias suit against retail giant Walmart was tossed Thursday when a judge ruled that a woman who charged Walmart with discriminating against olde...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart Dumped By Pension Fund Over Poor Worker Conditions | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

A major pension fund and longtime investor in Walmart has blacklisted the retailing behemoth, citing poor labor practices and the company's anti-union...

Lila Shapiro

Walmart's Internal News Wire Reveals Tactic That Could Spell Trouble | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

Walmart is famously aggressive in protecting its public image, particularly when it comes to accusations that it's treating its workers unfairly. Now,...

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...

Wal-Mart Pays $45 Million For "No Wrongdoing"

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart has agreed to shell out up to $35 million to a class of its employees in Washington State who sued the company, but the retailer says it did nothing wrong -- always.