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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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Walmart Closing 269 Stores Sends “Chilling Message” to Workers

Walmart Closing 269 Stores Sends “Chilling Message” to Workers

Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), the national campaign to change Walmart, released the following statement responding to news that the company will close 269 stores globally, including 154 in the United States. This announcement will affect 10,000 U.S. employees. “Walmart is a company that, time and again, will say one thing and then do the […]

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MCAW “Are You With Us?” Campaign Supports Unjustly Fired Workers

MCAW “Are You With Us?” Campaign Supports Unjustly Fired Workers

Making Change at Walmart joined with UFCW Local 1 and community leaders to hold a rally in support of two local workersMichael Walsh and Thomas Smith, who were recently fired from their Walmart jobs for outrageous and unfair reasons. The rally, which took place outside the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Schenectady, New York, was part of […]

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