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 […]

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 […]

WALMART’S MANUFACTURING SUMMIT ONLY MANUFACTURES MORE LIES

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Press Releases | No Comments

As Walmart markets their “Made in USA” summit, research shows retailer continues to lie about foreign-made products Washington, DC — While Walmart holds its so-called U.S. Manufacturing Summit this week, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign change Walmart into a more responsible company, released the following statement: “It’s the height of hypocrisy for Walmart to tout […]

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 […]

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