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Walmart Raises Pay – Only To Slash Hours, Bonuses

Walmart last year said it was overhauling its stores to make them operate smoother and create more opportunities for employees to "do meaningful work." The "Great Workplace" initiative, described by the nation's largest private employer, said it would be "the key to winning the future of retail."  Walmart's new initiative, which includes restructuring the leadership roles at its Supercenters and…
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Report: Walmart to End Sale of ‘All Lives Matter’ Merchandise

Walmart has reportedly announced it will stop selling “All Lives Matter” products on its website, according to USA Today. “The nation’s largest retailer is removing the items which are sold by third-party sellers ‘indefinitely,’ after hearing from some employees and customers who were concerned about the meaning behind the merchandise,” the article read. In a statement,…
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Walmart to Hire 50K More Workers After Filling 150K Jobs During Pandemic

Walmart plans to hire 50,000 more employees to keep up with consumer demand during the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Friday. “Walmart is committed to helping our fellow Americans seeking work, while serving our customers during this unprecedented time,” the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer Donna Morris said. She continued: We recently committed…
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Why Don’t Liberals Hate Walmart Anymore?

December 13, 2019 5:33 PM ET During a 2008 Democratic primary debate, then-Sen. Barack Obama scored a major shot against Sen. Hillary Clinton when he pointed out her work for Walmart. “When I was working on those streets, watching those folks see their jobs shipped overseas, you were a corporate lawyer sitting on the board…
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WalMart Apologizes For Santa Cocaine Sweater

December 09, 2019 3:50 PM ET Walmart has apologized for going too far with an adult-only Christmas themed sweater that portrays jolly old Saint Nick with cocaine. The holiday sweater featured on the retailer’s Canada website showed Santa Clause gripping a straw, seated in front of a table with three lines of a white substance and…
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Walmart Apologizes for Selling Christmas Sweaters of Santa Appearing to Do Drugs

Walmart is apologizing after it made a Christmas sweater for sale that appeared to look like Santa was doing drugs. The sweater featured a Santa Claus image behind a table with three white lines that looked very similar to lines of cocaine. Below the image were the words, “Let it snow,” reported the Global News,…
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Over 75K Pounds of Salad Recalled Due to E. Coli Outbreak

Stock/Getty Images More than 75,000 pounds of salad have been recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Thursday press release stated: Missa Bay, LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 75,233  pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient…
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Three Deaths Reported After Shooting at Oklahoma Walmart

Reports indicate three deaths following a shooting at a Duncan, Oklahoma, Walmart early on Monday morning. UPDATE: CBS News reports that Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford indicates the three fatalities occurred outside the Walmart. Ford notes that two people inside a vehicle were shot and killed, and another individual outside the vehicle was fatally shot as well. A handgun…
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3 Dead In Oklahoma Walmart Shooting

A suspect is believed to be at large after shooting up a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, about an hour and a half southwest of Oklahoma City, according to local media reports. Officers were called in to handle an active shooter situation at the Walmart Supercenter on Highway 81 Monday morning. Officials with the Oklahoma Highway…
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Walmart Nation Continues To Bleed Jobs

Via Global Macro Monitor blog, An update on our last post, Trouble Coming To Walmart Nation?  Warehouse clubs and supercenter retailers continue to shed workers.   Along with being Amazon'd, the big box retailers are adopting automation at a light-speed pace and have cut over 42k jobs in the last 12 months. On Friday, the BLS reported the…
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