Tag Archives: Walmart workers

It's Not About Minimum Wage

Two bits of news related to minimum wage emerged last week, and neither of them represents a solution for low wage workers. The Iowa Legislature advanced Senate Study Bill 1151 from a subcommittee to increase the minimum wage to $8.75 … Continue reading

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Labor Update: NLRB Will Prosecute Walmart For Illegal Firings

http://peoplesworld.org/u-s-to-prosecute-walmart-for-violation-of-workers-rights/ WASHINGTON – The National Labor Relations Board General Counsel is issuing a decision today to prosecute Walmart for its widespread violations of its workers’ rights. The decision will provide additional protection for Walmart’s 1.3 million employees when they are … Continue reading

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Quick Hits – Black Friday Protest Walmart

From what I understand there will be an action at the Iowa City Walmart on Hwy. 1 west at noon on Nov. 29. If you can take an hour or two to support these brave folk in their struggle for … Continue reading

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