WALMART BRAGS ABOUT WORKERS’ QUARTERLY BONUSES WHILE CONTINUING TO DECEIVE ABOUT WAGES

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Washington, DC — In response to Walmart’s news regarding quarterly bonuses for the stores’ hundreds of thousands of retail workers, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) released the following statement: “Walmart is happy to boast when they decide to give workers a very small share of one of the world’s largest company’s earnings, but when it comes down to facts, […]

NLRB DECISION GIVES ANOTHER IMPORTANT WIN TO HARD-WORKING WALMART WORKERS

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Press Releases, updates | No Comments

Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, issued the following statement today in response to a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling concerning a sit-down strike that occurred in Richmond, California, in November of 2012. “We are pleased that once again, the law is on the side […]

“THIS LABOR DAY, WALMART DECIDES TO ROLLBACK JOBS INSTEAD OF PRICES.”

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Retailer announced that 7,000 workers are losing their jobs Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart, released the following statement in regards to news that the company will lay off about 7,000 accounting and finance workers in the coming months, many of whom have been working for the company for years. “This […]

WALMART’S REPORT PAINTS A ROSY PICTURE, BUT WORKERS TELL A DIFFERENT STORY

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Time for world’s largest retailer to invest in their workers Washington, DC — In response to Walmart’s second-quarter earnings report, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) released the following statement: “Walmart’s quarterly earnings report paints a rosy picture that does not match the reality of what is going on in the stores,” said Jess Levin, communications director for MCAW. “Workers regularly […]

MAKING CHANGE AT WALMART & WASHINGTON TEACHERS’ UNION: “DON’T LET THE WALTONS GET AWAY WITH SHORT-CHANGING PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS”

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, August 12, 2016, Making Change at Walmart, along with Washington Teachers’ Union joined together to call attention to the Walton family’s funding of charter schools at the expense of public schools and teachers in Washington, DC which are in desperate need of aid. “Walmart has tried to position itself as a […]

WASHINGTON TEACHERS’ UNION AND MAKING CHANGE AT WALMART CALL OUT WALTON-FUNDED CHARTER SCHOOLS

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Friday, August 12, 2016, at 10:00am ET, the Washington Teachers’ Union (WTU) and Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) will join elected officials and other supporters of public education at a press conference to call attention to the way the Walton family and Walmart are short-changing Washington, DC’s students. WHAT: Press conference regarding how the Walton family and the world’s largest retailer, Walmart, […]

ANOTHER PROMISE, ANOTHER PR STATEMENT

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Walmart’s scheduling changes do not match the reality that hard-working Walmart workers face Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible company, released the following statement in response to reports that Walmart is installing a new scheduling system for hourly employees: “Here we go again with another […]

WALMART CONTINUES TO COME IN DEAD LAST IN CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

New survey lists Walmart as lowest-scoring traditional retail brand Washington, DC — A recently released survey from Forrester Research, which included of 122,500 U.S. adult consumers across a range of industries, shows retailing giant Walmart dead last in regards to customer experience. It was the lowest-scoring traditional retail brand. In response, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) released the following […]

MAKING CHANGE AT WALMART ANNOUNCES NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION: THE CALL ON WALMART TO DENOUNCE TRUMP’S BIGOTRY CONTINUES

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

“Are Walmart’s values the same as Trump’s values?” asks the campaign, with rallies planned across the country Washington, DC — As part of the effort to pressure Walmart to denounce Donald Trump’s racist, xenophobic and misogynistic statements, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) announced a national day of action, with rallies taking place at Trump properties across the country. The […]

ARE WALMART’S VALUES THE SAME AS TRUMP’S VALUES? CAMPAIGN ASKING WALMART TO DENOUNCE TRUMP’S BIGOTRY CONTINUES

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

New actions include grassroots rallies at Trump properties and an online video Washington, DC — In an effort to pressure Walmart into denouncing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s racist, xenophobic, and misogynistic statements, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) is announcing a series of new grassroots and online initiatives. As part of MCAW’s “Are Walmart’s Values the Same […]

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