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Who Makes What? CEOs vs Everyone Else

Who Makes What? CEOs vs Everyone Else

Surprise! The CEOs make more!

We match the salaries of some of the world's highest-paid CEOs with those of average employees. The results highlight some truly gaping wage disparities. Read More »

Study Finds Long-Term Unemployed Equally Qualified For Jobs

Study Finds Long-Term Unemployed Equally Qualified For Jobs

Research tracked different aspects of job performance

A new study has found that the long-term unemployed make equally strong hires as employees who have shown a consistent work history. Read More »

Walmart Gets More Heat for Low Pay

Walmart Gets More Heat for Low Pay

Workers are pouring out their woes in anonymous posts

No names please: Workers for the nation’s biggest employer are pouring out their woes online. Even the financial media is paying attention. Read More »

Low-Wage Jobs Unexpectedly A Way Of Life For Many

Low-Wage Jobs Unexpectedly A Way Of Life For Many

Including older, better-educated, more experienced workers

Low-wage work used to be a stepping stone to a better career, but as middle-income jobs increasingly vanish, people are becoming stuck in these occupations. Read More »

Wal-Mart Ad Celebrates American Workers With Song From Canadian Band

Wal-Mart Ad Celebrates American Workers With Song From Canadian Band

Earlier 'Dirty Jobs' host Mike Rowe reported death threats

Wal-Mart's high-profile advertising campaign to promote its recent pledge to purchase $250 billion of American-made products draws death threats and ridicule. Read More »

Gap Raises Minimum Wage Ante To $10

Gap Raises Minimum Wage Ante To $10

Walmart considers a similar move

Gap, Inc. announced that it will set a minimum wage of $10 per hour for its employees by next year. Wal-Mart is considering supporting a minimum wage increase. Read More »

Walmart Responds to Government Unfair Labor Charges

Walmart Responds to Government Unfair Labor Charges

The complaint is the largest ever brought against the retailer

The National Labor Relations Board says the retailer illegally fired, disciplined or threatened more than 60 employees who participated in protests. Read More »

Government Charges Walmart With Labor Violations

Government Charges Walmart With Labor Violations

Walmart refused to settle on charges of retaliation

The National Labor Board charges Walmart illegally fired, disciplined or threatened striking workers last year. Read More »

Walmart Watch: CEO Turnover, Black Friday, Strikes And More

Walmart Watch: CEO Turnover, Black Friday, Strikes And More

Company man Doug McMillon prepares to take over

Walmart, the country's largest private employer, is under the spotlight during the Thanksgiving holiday season. Read More »

What It's Like To Be... A Walmart Greeter

What It's Like To Be... A Walmart Greeter

'At Walmart, everyone is always standing,' says the spry greeter

AOL Jobs visited a Walmart in Kearny, N.J., and chatted with greeter "Venke" Venkatraman, an amiable 72-year-old who has it in his nature to love people. Read More »

Walmart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

Walmart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

Walmart says giving is for workers facing "extreme hardship"

A Cleveland Walmart is asking its employees to help each other out during the holidays. Read More »

Starbucks Commits To Hiring 10,000 Veterans And Spouses By 2018

Starbucks Commits To Hiring 10,000 Veterans And Spouses By 2018

Starbucks joins Walmart and JPMorgan Chase with plans to boost veteran employment

The private sector has committed itself to hiring veterans of the post-9/11 wars. Starbucks announces a plan to hire 10,000 more. Read More »

Walmart Worker Fired After Helping Woman Under Attack In Parking Lot

Walmart Worker Fired After Helping Woman Under Attack In Parking Lot

30-year old Kristopher Oswald acted when he saw a woman being beaten

if you're on a company break and see a woman being beaten up, the noble thing to do is step in. Kristopher Oswald says Walmart fired him for doing just that. Read More »

Walmart To Hire 55,000 Holiday Workers

Walmart To Hire 55,000 Holiday Workers

Holiday hiring across retail sector expected to drop from 2012.

The retail sector is expected to see a drop-off in holiday hiring in 2013. Read More »

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington Mayor Cedes To Walmart, Vetoes Living Wage Bill

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.'

Washington D.C.'s mayor called the bill a 'job killer.' Read More »

100 Walmart Protesters Reportedly Arrested In 15-City Strike [UPDATED]

100 Walmart Protesters Reportedly Arrested In 15-City Strike [UPDATED]

Organizers and activists are calling for a minimum annual salary of $25,000 for full-time employees.

Walmart workers and activists are planning strikes in 15 cities. But will they have any impact? Read More »

10 Walmart Protesters Arrested In Washington, D.C.

10 Walmart Protesters Arrested In Washington, D.C.

Union organizers up the ante and issue an ultimatum to Walmart.

Walmart protesters reportedly have set a deadline of Labor Day for the retailer to improve conditions. Read More »

Walmart Protesters Take Aim At Walton Heir's $16 Million Hobby

Walmart Protesters Take Aim At Walton Heir's $16 Million Hobby

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. On... Read More »

What Would Happen If CEOs Slashed Their Salaries To Zero?

What Would Happen If CEOs Slashed Their Salaries To Zero?

A new report suggests it might not help workers at all.

A new report by the Employment Policies Institute looks at how workers would fare if CEOs reduced their pay. Not so great, it turns out. Read More »

Walmart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over 'Living Wage'

Walmart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over 'Living Wage'

City council forced to decide: are no jobs better than bad jobs? Read More »

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