Tagged: our wal-mart

Group Seeks Rehiring of Workers at 5 Closed Wal-Mart Stores

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 4/20/2015 11:19 am

A group made up of Wal-Mart workers is asking labor regulators to go to court to force the discounter to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago.

Wal-Mart Fires Back at ISS, Which Criticized Its Board

by Associated Press 5/29/2014 2:06 pm

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, fired back at a prominent proxy advisory firm that critiqued the company's executive pay plan and how it's handled an overseas bribery probe.

Government Finds Merit in Labor Claims Against Wal-Mart

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 3:24 pm

Federal officials said Monday they are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year.

Amid Criticism, Wal-Mart Gives Promotions to 25k Employees

by Associated Press 10/29/2013 9:37 am

Wal-Mart Stores, faced with criticism about worker pay, is making public a round of promotions of about 25,000 U.S. store employees to help send a message that it offers economic security and opportunity.

So What About Those Wal-Mart Protests Yesterday?

by Lance Turner 9/6/2013 11:14 am

On Thursday, union-backed labor group OUR Wal-Mart was back at it, protesting employment practices by the world's largest retailer at events in 15 cities.

OUR Wal-Mart Plans Big Thursday Protest in 15 Cities

by Lance Turner 9/3/2013 10:39 am

The Nation says OUR Wal-Mart, the union-backed protest group, plans its biggest protest since Black Friday on Thursday in 15 cities.

Protesters Hit Bentonville Ahead of Wal-Mart's Annual Meeting

by Lance Turner 6/3/2013 9:36 am

As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville prepares for its annual meeting on Friday, protesters gather in northwest Arkansas to criticize the retailer's wages and labor practices.

ABF, Wal-Mart Tangle with Unions in Separate Court Cases

by Lance Turner 3/26/2013 9:53 am

Two Arkansas-based public companies are in legal tussles with unions in their respective industries: the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

Bloomberg Businessweek Puts OUR Wal-Mart on Its Latest Cover

by Lance Turner 12/13/2012 11:03 am

Bloomberg Businessweek magazine takes a look at OUR Wal-Mart, a group of employees that staged Black Friday demonstrations against the world's largest retailer and its labor practices.

Black Friday Creeps Into Thursday

by Associated Press 11/23/2012 9:05 am

The nation's shoppers put the turkey down to take advantage of an early start to the holiday shopping season at stores including Wal-Mart and Target.

A List of Wal-Mart Black Friday Protest Sites

by Lance Turner 11/21/2012 11:08 am

As Black Friday approaches, so too does the threat of employee walk-outs and protests against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, the world's largest retailer. Here's where protesters plan to make their voices heard.

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