For months now, labor activists have pointed to the growing gap between CEOs' and workers' pay as proof that the minimum wage needs to be raised. But now a group of protesters in front of a Walmart took the argument one step further and made it personal: Taking aim at the chairman's expensive hobby.
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By Dhanya Skariachan and Jessica Wohl
Walmart Stores Inc. has in recent months been only hiring temporary workers at many of its U.S. stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
A Reuters survey of 52 stores run by the largest U.S. private employer in... Read More »
This week, thousands of Walmart associates are in Bentonville, Ark., to celebrate the annual shareholders' meeting. So are hundreds of Walmart protesters, some employees, most organizers, all demanding better wages and working conditions. The protesters have so far grabbed much of the media coverage; but what... Read More »
Colby Harris had been selling produce for Walmart for four years near Dallas when he decided to participate in a walkout this spring. Soon after, he told AOL Jobs' "Lunchtime Live" Friday, his managers began to snoop on him. "When I come in,
managers come out of nowhere to watch me to see what I am talking... Read More »