Tag: Walmart workers

Retail Types, Stores

Target, Walmart workers and others plan ‘sickout’ protests over coronavirus safety

May 1, 2020


A Target worker in Virginia wearing his own mask, gloves and safety glasses said he felt helpless recently when customers swarmed him as he organized a clearance area. Another Target worker, a cashier in North Carolina, said he welcomed the […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Tests $12 Hourly Minimum Wage In 500 Stores

January 28, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Just a few weeks after Walmart’s U.S. CEO John Furner spoke at the NRF Big Show about how his company is seeking to create jobs that “people aspire to move into,” the retail giant is testing a pay wage increase […]


Is Walmart doing enough to protect workers in its supply chain?

August 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The sheer scale of Walmart’s supply chain is hard to comprehend. By the retail giant’s own count, it involves some 100,000 suppliers. If truly understanding the size of that network of manufacturers, distributors, subcontractors and so on is difficult, monitoring […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to lay off nearly 600 finance workers

June 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart has been trimming its corporate and back-office operations in an effort to become a leaner business. Jobs in its corporate office and optical services were cut last year, for example. The workers will be leaving the Charlotte office starting […]

Others, Tech

Walmart Labs expanding in Washington, DC

September 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart may want to increase the size of its tech operations closest to one of Amazon’s most likely HQ2 sites (an announcement eagerly awaited by the 20 finalist cities being considered), but the expansion of its Walmart Labs offices on […]