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Big Retail Is Watching You: Exposing Walmart's Massive Data Collection Schemes
Retail giant's mass data collection is disproportionately affecting people of color, say authors
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Can Right and Left Rally Against Walmart?
One of the most profitable corporations in America is having a holiday food drive. Sounds good—it’s the least Corporate America can do for those struggling to make ends meet while big companies rake in record profits and give so little back. But wait… there’s a catch. The food drive is for the...
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Walmart Workers Will Make History on Friday As America Confronts Growing Inequality
This Friday , the busiest shopping day of the year, tens of millions of Americans will travel to Walmart stores to look for holiday discounts on computers, toys, and cell phones as well as to buy groceries and basic household items. But at more than 1,500 of Walmart's 4,000 stores, shoppers will be...
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Wave of Black Friday Strikes Kicks Off as Walmart CEO Steps Down
Making Change at Walmart: "The movement of low-wage workers has taken off in 2013"
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Corporate Espionage and the Secret War Against Citizen Activism
From infiltration to spying to mass hacking, new report exposes corporate espionage against social justice organizations
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Labor Board Sides With Workers: Walmart Can’t Silence Employees Any Longer
A landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board says Walmart unlawfully harassed and fired employees for protesting.
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Walmart Intimidation, Firings an 'Illegal' Attack on Workers: NLRB
Decision bodes well for Black Friday protests, 'a labor day of action for working families'
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Despite Greenwashed Image, Walmart Still Top Polluter: Report
'Walmart is failing on climate exactly like it is failing on worker’s rights.'
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Raise the Minimum Wage
Some 47 million Americans live in poverty, and a key reason is the decline of the minimum wage. First established under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, the nationwide minimum wage was designed to lift millions of American workers out of poverty and to stimulate the economy. Unfortunately,...
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Thousands of Grocery Workers Vote on Strike Authorization
Thousands of members of the United Food and Commercial Workers from popular chains such as QFC, Albertsons, Safeway and Fred Meyer cast ballots at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Washington this week. If passed, the measure would allow negotiators to take union members on strike if future...
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