MAKING CHANGE AT WALMART DEMANDS WALMART TO WITHDRAW SUPPORT OF THE 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

“In light of Donald Trump’s racist, misogynistic, anti-veteran, and Islamophobic statements, silence is no longer an option.” Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) along with The Black Institute, the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, and ColorOfChange.org, sent a letter today to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon that calls on the company to withdraw its sponsorship of the 2016 Republican National […]

WALMART’S LATEST LAYOFFS PROVE EARLIER CLAIMS OF INVESTING IN WORKERS WERE A SHAM

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, issued the following statement in response to news that Walmart is eliminating about 1,500 bookkeeping and accounting positions from hundreds of U.S. stores: “Walmart is once again talking out of both sides of its mouth. Walmart brags about […]

MAKING CHANGE AT WALMART CALLS OUT WALMART’S ANTI-LGBT PRACTICES

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

In open letter citing Walmart’s long history of discrimination allegations and unfair practices, MCAW calls on LGBT Pride organizations to reject Walmart donations  Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign change Walmart into a more responsible company, and the United Food and Commercial Workers’ OUTreach group, released an open letter to the nation’s leading […]

WHAT WALMART WON’T TELL YOU AT ITS 2016 SHAREHOLDER’S MEETING

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Panel of Walmart workers will share stories about poverty wages, cut hours, understaffed stores and more (BENTONVILLE, AR) — On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 6:30pm CT, Making Change at Walmart, the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, will host a roundtable discussion with Walmart workers and customers. These men and women will share their […]

WALMART’S SILENCE ON TRANSGENDER BATHROOMS GIVES BIGOTRY A FREE PASS

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart, the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, and UFCW OUTreach, a constituency group dedicated to building mutual support between the UFCW’s International, regions, and locals and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, issued a joint statement regarding reports that a Connecticut woman […]

WALMART’S SELF-PUBLISHED PUFF PIECES ARE NOT THE ANSWER

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Company needs to make real investment in workers, not in spinning its image on blog (Washington, DC) – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers’ Making Change at Walmart campaign (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement regarding the news that Walmart uses a blog on its corporate website […]

UFCW SCORES ANOTHER LABOR BOARD WIN FOR WALMART WORKERS

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

National Labor Relations Board General Counsel agrees with UFCW’s MCAW campaign that Walmart managers illegally retaliated against Walmart workers (Washington, DC) – Today, the United Food and Commercial Workers’ Making Change at Walmart campaign (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement regarding a new complaint issued by the National […]

RESPONSE TO TARGET’S MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Will Target also match “wage increases” with cut worker hours? Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement today regarding the announcement that Walmart competitor Target will raise employee wages to a minimum of $10 an hour, to go in effect […]

MAKING CHANGE AT WALMART TAX DAY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

TV Ad And Coordinated Actions Shine Spotlight On Walmart’s Use Of Tax Havens, Saying “You Pay Taxes, They Find Ways Not To” Washington, DC — “Making Change at Walmart,” the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, announced a national television ad along with coordinated actions in over 75 locations that will discourage […]

NO JOKE: WALMART FIRES WORKERS FOR BEING DECENT & KIND

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Store in Missouri fires customer-favorite cashier; over 1,500 sign up to rally to support him Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement today regarding the termination of Frank Swanson, a cashier at the West Plains, Missouri, store who was just […]

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