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MCAW Press Conference Highlights Struggles of Injured Walmart Worker

MCAW Press Conference Highlights Struggles of Injured Walmart Worker

On March 10, the California Making Change at Walmart team held a press conference at the Walmart in Union City, Calif., to highlight one former Walmart worker’s struggle to get the company to fairly compensate her after an injury at work. Maria Umali worked in customer service at Walmart for 16 years until she broke […]

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“THE NUMBER-ONE SELLING ITEM IN WALMART STORES IS BROKEN PROMISES”

Making Change at Walmart responds to company’s announced change in scheduling Washington, DC — Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart into a more responsible employer, released the following statement responding to Walmart’s recently announced change in workers’ scheduling practices: “The number-one selling item at Walmart stores is broken promises,” said Jess Levin, communications director […]

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Grocery Worker Retention Act Becomes Law

Grocery Worker Retention Act Becomes Law

 The following was originally posted by RWDSU New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday signed the Grocery Worker Retention Act (GWRA) into law. The GWRA provides for a 90-day transition period to eligible employees following a change in ownership of a grocery store. “We applaud Mayor de Blasio and the city council for passing […]

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