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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says

    Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says
    Target Corp. plans to raise pay for workers to at least $9 an hour, following similar wage increases by retail rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and T.J. Maxx parent company TJX Cos., according to a report. The nation's third-largest retailer will implement...
  • McDonald's pay boost is too little for too few, protesters say

    McDonald's pay boost is too little for too few, protesters say
    At hastily planned protests in several cities, workers and labor organizers criticized the new McDonald's Corp. pay-increase plan as too little for too few. Protesters are angry that the Oak Brook, Ill., company won't improve wages for employees at...
  • Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bump

    A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues. McDonald's said Wednesday it would raise wages for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, which represent only about...
  • McDonald's workers protest, demand higher wages

    McDonald's workers protest, demand higher wages
    McDonald's workers protested Thursday in Miramar and across the country, chanting, ""Hold your burgers, hold your fries, make our wages supersize." The demonstrations came in response to McDonald's announcement a day earlier that it will boost pay and...
  • 14 states ask Congress to investigate the herbal supplement industry

    14 states ask Congress to investigate the herbal supplement industry
    Attorneys general from 14 states are calling on Congress to investigate the herbal supplements industry after a report from New York’s top prosecutor that alleged many products contained ingredients that were not listed on their labels and that...
  • Protests hit McDonald's in Los Angeles, nationwide

    Labor organizers displeased with McDonald’s Corp.’s decision to raise wages only for workers at company-owned stores, leaving out employees at franchises, held protests across the nation Thursday. Planners said that workers in dozens of...
  • The latest developments on religious objections laws

    A day after Arkansas lawmakers defied criticism to pass a religious objections bill, the governor of Arkansas held off on signing the measure, saying it needed changes before he could make the proposal into law. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that...
  • Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics of the measure, including his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say the legislation...
  • As in Indiana and Arkansas, corporate America now wields clout on social issues

    As in Indiana and Arkansas, corporate America now wields clout on social issues
    Corporate America usually hasn't viewed hot-button social issues as any of its business. Then came Indiana. The controversy over the state's religious rights measure signed into law last week has been striking for the parade of well-known businesses...
  • Why businesses are speaking out on religious-objections laws

    A bevy of big-name businesses including Apple, Gap and Levi Strauss are publicly speaking out against religious-objections legislation in states such as Indiana and Arkansas. The world's largest retailer and America's largest private employer, Wal-Mart...
  • McDonald's joins Wal-Mart, Gap, other cos. in raising wages

    McDonald's said Wednesday it is raising pay for workers at restaurants that the company owns. Here's a look at all the big companies that recently have announced they are boosting hourly wages for their employees: In February Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the...