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Walmart CEO Mike Duke Retires Amid Worker Wage Clashes

The chief executive of giant US retailer Walmart has stepped down while the company battles with a series of clashes with workers.<p>Mike Duke, who is …

Walmart Employees & Supporters Planning Black Friday Protests At 1,500 Stores

Just like last year, Walmart associates and other supporters in communities across the country are planning on protesting at a number of stores on …

VIDEO: Walmart in Ohio Asks Employees to Donate: to Other Employees

A Walmart store in Ohio reportedly has put out bins with signs requesting donations from its "associates" so that other "associates" can have a …

Walmart defends collections for employees

An advocacy group has criticized retailer Walmart for bins seeking donations for workers.<p>An advocacy group called Organization United for Respect is chastising Walmart for setting out storage containers to collect donations for employees who can't afford a Thanksgiving dinner.<p>The Web page and …

One in six Walmart factories in Bangladesh fail safety review

One in six clothing factories used by Walmart in Bangladesh failed to meet basic standards of structural, fire or electrical safety, the US retailer has found.<p>Independent inspections for the company – which owns Asda in the UK – found that 32 of its 200 factories required urgent work to fix serious …

Walmart to be prosecuted for firing striking workers, union group says

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the federal agency that oversees workers' rights, is to announce decision to prosecute Walmart for firing, discipling and threatening workers who went on strike or attempted to unionise, according to the group organising the strikes.<p>Our Walmart, a …

Walmart Worker Strikes Over Low Wages Reach Chicago

Walmart workers from three separate stores in the Chicago area went on strike Wednesday. The walkouts are the latest in a series of worker demonstrations in protest of what associates describe as the retailer's low wages, unpredictable hours and unjust retaliation against workers.<p>The Chicago …

Dozens arrested in Walmart protest as anger against retail chain escalates

Dozens of people demanding better pay and conditions for Walmart workers were arrested at a protest in Los Angeles which organisers called the single biggest act of disobedience against the retail chain.<p>Police detained 54 people on Thursday night, including Walmart workers, union representatives …

Babe star James Cromwell attacks Walmart supplier's treatment of pigs

A famous pig helped James Cromwell to an Oscar-nomination for his role as kindly Farmer Hoggett in the children's fantasy Babe. Now the Los Angeles-born actor is giving something back via a high-profile campaign to end "animal abuse" at a pork supplier for the US chain Walmart.<p>In a new video …

68 Walmart Protesters Arrested At Demonstrations Across U.S. (UPDATED)

The New York Police Department arrested three Walmart protesters in New York City on Thursday during demonstrations against the company's wages and worker conditions, according to Making Change At Walmart, a coalition of Walmart worker advocates.<p>The protesters in New York planned to deliver a …

The Workers Respond To The WalMart Results

Or rather, an activist group claiming to be operating on behalf of the WalMart workers responds to the announcement of the company’s latest results. And someone must have been messing with this young man’s head to get him to make this statement in the PR release I just received:<p>“Today’s sales …

Here Come the Biggest Walmart Protests Since Black Friday

Walmart workers protest over minimum wage in 15 US cities

Walmart workers and their supporters are planning to launch protests in stores in 15 cities across the US on Thursday, as part of a small but vociferous movement to raise wages and improve conditions for some of the nation's lowest paid workers.<p>The action follows strikes last week by fast food …

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Walmart pays $190,000 fine and agrees to improve safety at 2,800 stores

Walmart has agreed to improve safety conditions at more than 2,800 stores in 28 US states after inspectors discovered "repeat and serious" health and safety violations at a store in Rochester, New York. The agreement, which included a $190,000 fine, was negotiated by the Labor Department's …

Walmart meeting to be protested by Bangladeshi factory workers

A survivor of a deadly Bangladeshi garment factory fire and a former child labourer will make their way to Bentonville, Arkansas, next week to protest at the annual meeting of retail giant Walmart.<p>Lobby group Making Change at Walmart raised over $9,000 on the crowdsourcing site Indiegogo this week …

Walmart workers speak out: 'I do not earn enough. I cannot survive like this'

Workers from the world's largest retailer are meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas – but an increasingly unhappy workforce at home and abroad are planning to make a splash<p>Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, holds its annual meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas, on Friday. The giant event attracts …

Shocking Animal Abuse Caught on Tape at Walmart Pork Supplier

Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your …

Walmart vs. Windy: The Sound of Lies

Walmart likes to say "our people make the difference."<p>Aubretia Maria Edick is one of those Walmart people who wants to 'make a difference' in how her employer treats its 1.3 million American workers.<p>Aubretia, 63, who was born in England, still uses the nickname "Windy," which her younger brother …

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Otra Información<p>¿Qué es la Tarjeta Mercadona?<p>La Tarjeta Mercadona es una tarjeta para realizar el pago de tus compras de la forma más sencilla, …

Tesco expected to scrap struggling US grocery chain Fresh & Easy

More than five years ago, Tesco planted its flag firmly on US shores by launching the Fresh & Easy chain. Next week, Britain's largest supermarket owner is set to confirm that it is abandoning the venture, having sunk £1bn into its doomed transatlantic foray.<p>Wind back to November 2007 and the roots …

Tesco to unveil revamp plan after first profit fall in 20 years

Tesco's boss, Philip Clarke, will lay out plans to revive the supermarket's largest stores on Wednesday when he reveals the first fall in profits for 20 years.<p>The retailer is expected to report that underlying sales growth has slowed since Christmas despite investing £1bn to boost Tesco's fortunes …

Tesco: every little helps when reducing carbon emissions

Nearly two-thirds of Tesco's product emissions are generated by customers and a minority of high-impact products – just 139 out of the 70,000 it sells in the UK.<p>As Tesco embarked on the monumental task of determining the carbon footprint of each of its products, it came to the stark realisation …

Tesco boss says cheap food era is over

Major food price rises are all but inevitable, the chief executive of Britain's biggest supermarket chain has admitted. Speaking exclusively to the <i>Observer</i>, Philip Clarke of Tesco, which was heavily implicated in the horsemeat scandal, said that rising global demand means the historic low prices to …

Tesco faces tough times in China

Expatriates can find teabags catering to western palates on Tesco's shelves in China, and even Newcastle Brown Ale in major cities such as Beijing. The firm has also sought to appeal to the increasingly adventurous tastes of Chinese consumers with strategic imports — such as bottles of Spanish red …

Tesco Clubcard TV has free on-demand telly, sign-in wobbles

The fun of shopping at Tesco no longer has to end when you leave the supermarket -- now you can immerse yourself in Tesco all through the evening, …

Tesco US Fresh & Easy debacle gets worse

Tesco's miserable investment in its US Fresh & Easy chain is ending in miserable fashion: the "buyer" is Ron Burkle, but the billionaire will not have to dip into his considerable fortune to complete the deal because Tesco is giving away the business with an £80m ($125m) loan. Tesco could not even …