The new legislation would give the California labor commissioner the ability to place a lien on the property of an employer cited for wage theft.
The union acting on behalf of fired Walmart workers in five states filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board accusing the retailer of retaliating against workers organizing for better pay and benefits.
A potential class action lawsuit in California accuses the retail giant of intentionally misclassifying workers to avoid overtime pay.
Connecticut lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal that could effectively raise the minimum wage of many of the state’s low-wage workers to $15 an hour.
Taxpayers spend $6.2 billion every year on public assistance for Walmart employees who make too little money to make ends meet, and according to a new report Walmart’s headline-grabbing minimum wage increase won’t do much to change that.
For Walmart workers like Fatmata Jabbie, a refugee from Saudi Arabia with two young children and a third on the way, a slightly higher hourly wage doesn’t do her much good if she can’t get enough hours.
The probable cause determination orders the retail giant to find a “just resolution” for its discriminatory conduct.
As part of a holiday charity campaign, the Walmart Foundation last month donated $1.5 million to food pantries across the country, while hundreds of thousands of Walmart’s own workers struggle to feed themselves and their families thanks to the corporation’s famously low wages.
The Supreme Court gave equality advocates two rare victories in abortion and immigration battles in Arizona.
A new charge filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accuses the retailer of failing to accommodate pregnant workers with temporary disabilities.