The time has come for Congress -- Republican and Democratic members alike -- to investigate why one multi-billion dollar company is having such a devastating impact on jobs and our trade deficits.
In that one particular Massachusetts store, just 39 percent of associates are full-time employees, according to the talking
Laurie is the granddaughter of James "Bud" Walton, the co-founder of Walmart. Dubbert and Laurie were high school sweethearts
"I'm overwhelmed, and I guess relieved," Robert Carolus, who came to the store to pick up toys for his grandchildren that
Geoffrey Carter, National Labor Relations Board Administrative law judge in Washington, D.C., told the company to stop applying
Employing this many workers may make the company seem virtuous and altruistic, but the business model is not a model other companies should emulate.
The workers who help Walmart make unimaginable profits in turn receive poverty wages, unaffordable health care and irregular schedules, including hours kept at part-time as a way of denying access to paid sick days.
The placement of cost burden on a new employee is a long-standing practice among employers who attract those with no choice but to accept low-wage work.
Actually, we would like to see Walmart's math, because Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Apple and Wells Fargo paid more in taxes than
This is the America of the 21st century, a country divided along lines of morality, where wealth equates to power and the gap between those who have and those who don't is increasing. I will continue to speak up for those who aren't able to speak up for themselves.
Walmart associates cost the government about $300 million a year in food stamps, according to the public radio show "Marketplace
Here is Reich’s full Facebook post urging Obama to cancel a fundraiser with Walmart board member (and Yahoo CEO) Marissa
Watch the full video, part of Marketplace's new series "The Secret Life of a Food Stamp," here. Correction: An earlier version