By Sean Higgins | 12/04/13 11:30 AM
The D.C. Council began the year by trying to pass a minimum wage hike intended to bring to Walmart to heel. It is ending the year by pushing a minimum wage increase that would likely benefit Walmart. Such are the tangled politics and economics of the minimum wage issue. What changed is that...
By Cal Thomas | 12/02/13 06:02 PM
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.” — John Lennon “Black Friday” was a metaphor beyond the merchants' bottom line. Headlines on Friday's Drudge Report reflect a culture that is being trampled by the greed and "me-only" attitude of...
By Sean Higgins | 11/29/13 10:44 PM
National Labor Relations Board lawyers OKed a major union's practice of paying people to protest against Walmart in a legal memorandum earlier this month. The federal labor law enforcement agency said the practice of paying workers $50 apiece to join protests “did not constitute unlawful …...
By Editorial Writer | 11/29/13 10:44 PM
Expect today to see a barrage of news about Walmart workers protesting low pay at their stores nationwide. The Friday after Thanksgiving is a notoriously slow news day, and turmoil at Walmart just as the Christmas shopping season begins is enough to entice the local TV news crews. Be extremely...
By Sean Higgins | 11/29/13 03:04 PM
A press conference call by the activist group OUR Walmart turned awkward when the group was repeatedly unable to say how many Walmart employees had joined in the group's long-planned Black Friday protests. Walmart itself put the figure at just 20. "I don't have an actual count," said Our...
By Bloomberg News | 11/25/13 09:08 AM
Macy’s Inc., whose annual Manhattan parade is a cherished Thanksgiving tradition for millions, is starting a new holiday ritual: It’s asking its employees to show up for work.
By Matt Patterson | 11/21/13 02:14 PM
Big Labor has been losing the public relations war for decades, as witnessed by dwindling union membership. In 1983, 20 percent of the workforce was unionized; last year just 11.3 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the midst of this existential crisis, the union bosses...
By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 01:01 PM
Big Labor’s campaign against Walmart got a major new ally Monday: the federal government. The National Labor Relations Board announced it is pursuing charges that the nonunion retail giant retaliated against some of it workers for engaging in union activities. The NLRB’s action suggests...
By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 10:49 AM
Walmart faces National Labor Relations Board sanctions for allegedly retaliating against workers who joined union protests last year during the Thanksgiving holiday against the nonunion retail giant.
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