| May 8, 2015
| 2:35 PM
Wal-Mart, already Canada's biggest retailer, wasted little time in cementing that title after its rival Target retreated back to the U.S.
The company is buying 13 former Target stores and one distribution center and said it will hire 3,400 new employees....
| Apr 26, 2015
| 5:28 PM
The 2002 grand opening of Pico Rivera's Wal-Mart had all the hallmarks of a big event in a small town: The mayor, wielding oversized scissors, cuts a ribbon; the excited crowd streams through a balloon arch into the shining anchor of a new shopping...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:30 AM
Billionaire Elon Musk's Tesla Motors Inc. is expected to announce next week that it will expand into a new business offering battery-based energy storage for residential and commercial customers.
Documents filed with the California Public Utilities...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 9:12 AM
Con la expansión del programa de estudios de dos años que Starbucks tiene en Internet a través de la Universidad Estatal de Arizona (ASU), los empleados de la tienda de café ahora pueden obtener un grado universitario gratis.
Más de 140,000 empleados...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:34 AM
The fight to redefine a McJob is heating up.
Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 12:28 PM
NUEVA YORK - Los coordinadores sindicales han organizado protestas a nivel nacional para el miércoles en reclamo de una remuneración de 15 dólares la hora para los trabajadores de bajo salario, sobre todo los de los restaurantes de comida rápida.
| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest private sector employer, announced Thursday that it will give half a million employees a raise. Starting this spring, the retailer's lowest-paid workers will earn $9 an hour, significantly higher than the $7.25...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 12:50 PM
Nutritional supplement retailer GNC Holdings Inc. is cleared to sell some of its most popular products, including echinacea, ginseng and St. John’s Wort, under an agreement announced Monday with New York’s attorney general.
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Wal-Mart is denying allegations of civil rights violations and negligence in the death of a black man who was shot by a white police officer while holding an air rifle inside one of its stores in Ohio.
John Crawford III was shot in August in...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 10:30 AM
The surprisingly robust job growth last month showed the economy has healed enough to shake off bad weather, the West Coast ports slowdown and a rising dollar that made U.S. goods more expensive abroad.
But the labor market wasn’t strong enough to...