Labor News


Reinstate all Walmart workers!

Walmart suddenly closed five stores giving its employees only a few hours notice and laying off an estimated 2,200 workers.


Report exposes vast web of secret Walmart tax shelters

Walmart has built a vast, undisclosed network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 overseas tax havens.


Workers sue Walmart for retaliatory store closings

"It is no accident that they shut down our store, which has been a one of the most successful centers for organizing."


Walmart’s raise for workers “proof collective action works”

Walmart announced today it was giving its lowest-wage workers a raise to at least $9 an hour by April and $10 an hour by 2016.


Walmart workers: When we fight, we win!

 "Don't be afraid, come out and fight for your rights, see all these people here. This gives me hope."


Black Friday at Walmart: Poverty wages keep prices low

As Black Friday marked the start of this year's shopping season, unionists reflected on what they would get workers this year if they could get them anything in the world.


Walmart workers start to walk off job nationwide

"From Ferguson to Bentonville and across the country, black youth, Walmart workers, and allies are self-organizing to fight back."


Uncommon crimes of conscience

Without other ways to redress these grievances, people undertake nonviolent civil disobedience; they break some small law rather than ignore a larger injustice.


Economists weigh in as Walmart Black Friday protests approach

As the largest Black Friday strikes and protests scheduled for  Nov. 28 rapidly approach, the growing calls for change at Walmart continue.


Walmart workers sound alarm on hunger issues, announce Black Friday plans

"The fight against income inequality starts at Walmart. We are proud to stand with Walmart workers this Black Friday to speak out for fair pay and respect."

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