The myth that Walmart doesn't actively discourage employees from unionizing was dealt a blow today when Occupy Wall Street leaked the actual scripts Walmart uses to teach managers how to discourage employees from forming a union.
On Wednesday, the National Labor Relations Board issued a historic complaint against Walmart for the company's activities against its employees.
If underpaying their employees wasn't bad enough, Walmart has now been caught forcing employees to make political contributions in exchange for their matching contributions to the employee hardship fund
A panel of economists has joined President Obama, and struggling Americans to assert categorically that income inequality is crushing the life out of the population, and holding back the economy.
Republicans who are wont to claim they speak for all Americans say the people oppose higher wages, but if the minimum wage kept pace with the top 1%, it would be $22.62 an hour.
People should not work full-time for wages that put them below the poverty line, but it is all too common. Now, they're taking a stand.
Huckabee complains that it is easy to spend somebody else's money; it is apparently far easier from his perspective to starve somebody else
Because McDonalds' "sample budget" only left $27 a month for food, the company advised hungry employees to "break food into pieces" to feel full, and better fill the void in their empty stomachs.
A new Demos study has revealed that the only thing stopping Walmart from paying their employees $25,000 a year without raising prices is their ridiculous level of greed.
The NLRB has announced that they will be prosecuting Walmart for the illegal firing or disciplining of 117 employees who asked for better wages and treatment.
This is the thirteenth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go 'Blue.'
There has been a shift among evangelical Christians of late to openly oppose everything Jesus taught and trade in Christ for the NRA.
If you want to see what privatized relief would look like, think of Walmart. That's the face of Republican disaster relief
Walmart is finding out that when you starve the people with low wages and put all of your record breaking profits back into your own pocket, eventually the people can't afford your products.
With no religious, economic, and scientific justification for denying women the right to choose their reproductive health, it is obvious the Republican's goal is exerting control over women.
Charles Koch has joined Republicans pushing to eliminate the nation's minimum wage. He implied that getting rid of minimum wage laws was the ultimate secret to lifting Americans out of poverty.
As economic stewards, Republicans have shown themselves to be abject failures on every front whether it is driving millions of Americans into poverty or creating hardship for businesses.
Wal-Mart's infamously poor treatment of labor is starting to negatively impact its bottom line as customers abandon the superchain's unstocked shelves, disorganized stores, and long waits for help.
House Republicans effectively guaranteed that the working poor will continue falling deeper into poverty, and giant retailers will continue posting record profits.
It is time for Democrats to call out the absurd canard that taking money out of the economy helps the economy grow. There is a time to address debt, but it is not during an economic downturn.