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Over 100 Arrested in Walmart Black Friday Actions

Over 100 Arrested in Walmart Black Friday Actions

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2013, 5:50PM

Current and former Walmart associates protested on Black Friday, demanding better wages and treatment.

Topics: Black Friday, /NOW, Walmart

Walmart Strikes Spread to Miami Ahead of Black Friday Protests

Walmart Strikes Spread to Miami Ahead of Black Friday Protests

by Julianne Hing on November 25 2013, 3:56PM

The countdown to Black Friday is on.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Walmart

54 Arrested in Los Angeles During Walmart Protest

54 Arrested in Los Angeles During Walmart Protest

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2013, 1:33PM

Organizers are calling it the largest act of civil disobedience in Walmart history.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Walmart

Walmart Employees Stage Nationwide Protest

Walmart Employees Stage Nationwide Protest

by Von Diaz on September 5 2013, 11:06AM

Demonstrations in protest of low wages and employee terminations are expected in 15 cities nationwide.

Topics: /NOW

Walmart Security Guard Kills Woman Who Had Two Kids in Backseat of Car

Walmart Security Guard Kills Woman Who Had Two Kids in Backseat of Car

by Jorge Rivas on December 10 2012, 1:10PM

Her parents say, even if she did commit a crime, did she need to die?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Walmart Ignored Deadly 'High Risks' at Bangladeshi Factory

Walmart Ignored Deadly ‘High Risks’ at Bangladeshi Factory

by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 4:00PM

More than 100 people died Saturday and Sunday in a fire at a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

Walmart is Nation's #1 Employer of Latinos, and Also Big Funders of Anti-Immigrant Efforts

Walmart is Nation’s #1 Employer of Latinos, and Also Big Funders of Anti-Immigrant Efforts

by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 6:25PM

They found the vast majority of recipients of funding voted against the DREAM Act, supported E-verify, immigrant detention, and militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Why You Shouldn't Line Up For Walmart's Black Friday Deals Play

Why You Shouldn’t Line Up For Walmart’s Black Friday Deals

by Julianne Hing on November 20 2012, 2:18PM

The kickoff to the national holiday shopping frenzy has now officially merged with Thanksgiving day itself, with Walmart leading the Thanksgiving evening creep by opening its doors at 10pm on Thursday this week.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Walmart Worker Strike Spreads to Maryland, Texas

Walmart Worker Strike Spreads to Maryland, Texas

by Julianne Hing on October 9 2012, 12:20PM

Workers say even Walmart’s intimidation tactics won’t keep them silent.

Topics: /NOW

In Historic Move, Walmart Workers Across Los Angeles Walk Off the Job

In Historic Move, Walmart Workers Across Los Angeles Walk Off the Job

by Julianne Hing on October 4 2012, 1:13PM

Workers say the retail giant is retaliating against workers who are trying to organize.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Investigators Find Forced Labor at Louisiana Walmart Seafood Supplier

Investigators Find Forced Labor at Louisiana Walmart Seafood Supplier

by Jorge Rivas on June 20 2012, 2:17PM

Mexican “Guest Workers” at Louisiana plant peel and boil crawfish for 15 to 24 hours straight for less than minimum wage.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Workers Allege Forced Labor at Walmart, Plan March in NYC

Workers Allege Forced Labor at Walmart, Plan March in NYC

by Jamilah King on June 18 2012, 11:07AM

Workers say they were forced to work up to 24 hours without overtime pay and faced threats of violence from a Walmart supplier.

Topics: /NOW

Walmart Backs Away From ALEC's Quest to Suppress Black Voters

Walmart Backs Away From ALEC’s Quest to Suppress Black Voters

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2012, 2:20PM

Walmart Stores Inc., announced late Wednesday it’s suspending its membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing policy group that has worked to suppress the black vote and promoted “Kill at Will” gun laws.

Topics: ALEC, /NOW, Politics

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