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Walmart Worker-Shareholder Reacts to Retail Giant’s First Quarter Sales Report

Walmart Worker-Shareholder Reacts to Retail Giant’s First Quarter Sales Report

Today, Walmart reported lower-than-expected quarterly U.S. same-store sales growth in its first quarter earnings report.  In response to the retail giant’s Q1 earnings report, OUR Walmart member and Walmart shareholder Teresa Adams of Pico Rivera, Calif., issued the following statement: “Walmart’s weak earnings report this morning is telling, but it’s nothing new for the countless […]

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As CEO Pay Continues to Rise, Walmart Workers Prepare to Call for Change at Retail Giant’s Shareholders Meeting

As CEO Pay Continues to Rise, Walmart Workers Prepare to Call for Change at Retail Giant’s Shareholders Meeting

According to new AFL-CIO Executive PayWatch data, CEO pay increased nearly 16 percent in 2014, while Walmart and the Waltons—heirs to the Walmart empire—continue to drive inequality nationwide. Mega-retailer Walmart, highlighted in this year’s PayWatch, represents one of the most egregious examples of CEO-to-worker pay inequality. Walmart CEO Douglas McMillon is paid $9,323 an hour, […]

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Honoring Retail Workers on Mother’s Day

Honoring Retail Workers on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is time to honor the many contributions that mothers make to our families and communities.  It’s also an opportunity to recognize the many working mothers in the retail sector who have mobilized to improve jobs at our country’s most profitable companies, such as Walmart and McDonald’s, and cast a light on the role […]

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