Walmart worker calls for walkout over company's gun sales

Business Aug 7, 2019

Walmart worker calls for walkout over company's gun sales

A junior Walmart Inc. employee organized a one-day strike and other actions to protest the retailer's stance on gun sales in the wake of shootings at two of its stores in recent weeks. Thomas Marshall, a 23-year-old category manager in Walmart's San Bruno, California-based e-commerce ...

Walmart workers strike over retailer's robot push in Chile

Business Jul 11, 2019

Walmart workers strike over retailer's robot push in Chile

Walmart Inc. is facing a strike by thousands of workers in South America amid the retail giant's push to increase automation at its physical stores. About 17,000 Walmart workers in Chile went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday after labor talks between the company and ...

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages'

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages'

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc. shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality. Speaking at Walmart's shareholder meeting, the U.S. senator said: "Despite the ...