Something went wrong with the connection!

The Public Slate

Tag "Wal-Mart"

 Breaking News
    Labor vs Management War Looms

Labor vs Management War Looms

Republicans have worked hard to break labor unions across the United States. In the process, minimum wage has become the standard for many of our nation’s largest corporations. The country’s largest retailer Wal-Mart pays only slightly more than the bare minimum. The fast food industry is no longer comprised of high school and college student workers, many are single mothers, or fathers who are forced to work two and even

0 comment Read Full Article
    Wal-Mart Employees Cannot Afford to Shop on Black Friday

Wal-Mart Employees Cannot Afford to Shop on Black Friday

For the third year in a row some Wal-Mart workers will be protesting the largest retailer in the world. They are demanding higher pay which would remove them from existing in or near the poverty level. Working at the store is the place they want to be, and besides, Wal-Mart employees can’t afford to shop on Black Friday. There are misconceptions regarding the term ‘Black Friday.’ Many believe the Friday

0 comment Read Full Article
    Wal-Mart is Synonymous with Greed

Wal-Mart is Synonymous with Greed

Wal-Mart reports record-breaking profits each year. There seems to be a store on every corner, forcing small businesses to close their doors. Wal-Mart is synonymous with greed, and is now seeking even greater profits by removing health care for some employees. Wal-Mart cites ‘rising health care costs’ in its decision to stop providing benefits for some of its part-time employees in the United States. Beginning on January 1st, employees working

0 comment Read Full Article