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How Walmart Money Corrupts Local Politics

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-uH mnemonic link here:  http://urlet.com/sierra.fill SIOUX FALLS, SD – With a little more than a month before the city vote, a group has come forward in support of a south Sioux Falls Walmart store.  But the group, which … Continue reading

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One Of Bengladesh Biggest Factories Torched – $100 Million in GAP and Walmart Garments Lost

Key Bangladesh garments factory destroyed in blaze By Serajul Quadir DHAKA          Fri Nov 29, 2013 5:16pm IST     1 of 3. Smoke rises from a fire burning at a Standard Group garment factory in Gazipur November 29, 2013. … Continue reading

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Walmart Could Give All Its Workers a Five Buck Raise

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-rs mnemonic link here:  http://urlet.com/branching.somehow Josh Eidelson in Salon.com Wal-Mart could afford to hike every U.S. employee’s hourly wage to at least $14.89 an hour just by not repurchasing its own stock, according to a new report from … Continue reading

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Walmart Supply Chain Truckers Strike in Los Angeles

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/p2w2NH-r3 mnemonic link here: http://urlet.com/kenny.mirror It’s not just Walmart’s in-store workers who are demanding better pay. Up and down the Walmart supply chain workers are fighting back. Today, truck drivers who transport goods from the Port of Los … Continue reading

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50 Arrested At Chinatown LA Walmart Poverty Wages Sit In

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-qH mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/christmas.excerpt via huffpo: Surrounded by about 100 police officers in riot gear and a helicopter circling above, more than 50 Walmart workers and supporters were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night as they sat … Continue reading

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Workers Strike at Miami Walmart – Demand 40 Hours Work – VIDEO EN ESPANOL

shortlink here http://wp.me/p2w2NH-pH In an unexpected act of collective frustration, dozens of Walmart associates walked off the job at the Hialeah Walmart on 9300 NW 77th avenue in Miami, Florida on Friday Oct 18th, 2013. As many as 80 workers … Continue reading

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Walmart Threatens DC to Avoid Paying Fair Wages

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nX mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/read.overloaded Wal-Mart says it will pull out of D.C. plans should city mandate ‘living wage’ By Mike DeBonis, Published: July 9 E-mail the writer The world’s largest retailer delivered an ultimatum to District lawmakers Tuesday, … Continue reading

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