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 […]

SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH WALMART WORKERS IN $187.6 MILLION CASE

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

Ruling demonstrates that retailer cheated workers by refusing to follow its own policy 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 Supreme Court of the United States’ decision to reject Walmart’s appeal of the $187.6 million verdict in Walmart […]

WALMART CONTINUES TO PUT WORKERS IN DANGER

After finding serious violations at a Florida store, OSHA calls company “very frustrating” Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) discovered serious health violations at a Pensacola, Fla., Walmart: “If there was any question remaining […]

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY MEMBER BILL QUIRK’S MESSAGE TO WALMART: “TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORKERS INJURED ON THE JOB”

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

(Oakland, CA) – Today, Thursday, March 10, Walmart workers and supporters held a press conference outside of the Union City Walmart to call on the nation’s largest private employer to improve worker safety and compensate for workplace injuries. The event was in support of Maria Umali, a 16-year Walmart employee who broke her hip on the job and […]

“THE NUMBER-ONE SELLING ITEM IN WALMART STORES IS BROKEN PROMISES”

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

Making Change at Walmart responds to company’s announced change in scheduling  Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement responding to Walmart’s recently announced change in workers’ scheduling practices: “The number-one selling item at Walmart stores is broken promises,” said Jess Levin, communications director […]

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