Several protesters, including one dressed as Santa Claus, were arrested in demonstrations at Wal-Mart stores across the nation on Black Friday as some workers and supporters tried to draw attention to what they say is pay that's too low to live on at the world's largest retailer.
We’re all paying the price for the Walmart economy.
Emeritus Senior Living, the country’s largest assisted living company, has agreed to pay up to $2.2 million to settle claims that it routinely underpaid workers at dozens of its California facilities.
Following President Obama's speech this Wednesday, where he was once again pushing for the minimum wage to be increased, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to All In's Chris Hayes about some of the obstacles he's facing -- including one of the biggest welfare recipients in the nation -- Walmart.
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May, a steady pace that shows strength in the face of tax increases and government spending cuts if not enough to reduce still-high unemployment.
If the wealth of the Walton family were invested in the workers, every worker at Walmart could have a full health plan, education, sick days, and a living wage.
More than 10 percent of working families were below the poverty line in 2011, and nearly a third weren't earning double the poverty threshold. The number of low-income working families in the U.S. has increased to 10.4 million in 2011, up from
An explosive article from Salon this week highlights the attitude of corporations that profits rule, above all else. But what if that corporation is a for-profit health care company that values profits over the health and safety of its
I don't know how administration officials can really believe that unemployment is structural -- that is, some industries have reached new levels of productivity and simply don't need as many workers -- because if that were true, we'd see a healthy