Feds: Walmart Broke the Law

WALMART ILLEGALLY RETALIATED AGAINST WORKERS SPEAKING OUT FOR HIGHER WAGES, AGAINST INCOME INEQUALITY Sweeping decision by labor board is largest ever complaint against employer WASHINGTON —The National Labor Relations Board issued the largest-ever complaint against Walmart today for breaking federal labor law by violating workers’ rights. The complaint alleges Walmart illegally fired and disciplined more … Continue Reading »

Walmart Pressures Employees into Political Contributions

In case you missed it, right before Christmas Bloomberg broke the news that Walmart has been using a donation-matching program to pressure its employees into increasing the company’s political clout. According to the article “Walmart to HP Reap Worker Political Donations Through Charities,” US companies like Walmart “…forbidden to give money directly to political action … Continue Reading »

OUR Walmart Statement on Walmart Pressuring Workers into Political Contributions

The following is a statement from OUR Walmart member Barbara Gertz on recent reports that Walmart pressures workers into political contributions. “What Walmart workers really want is for the company to publicly commit to pay better wages and provide steady hours that let us support our families. Many of us can’t pay for groceries or … Continue Reading »