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UFCW seeks support of other unions — and shoppers — in contract battle

The union representing some 60,000 grocery workers in Southern California is escalating the pressure on the region’s big supermarket chains, as shoppers wait to see if picketers will gather at their favorite stores. Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike last week, giving [...]

2019-07-03T14:48:27+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Tags: , |

A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart Pleads Guilty After a Decade of Bribes

Inside Walmart’s corporate offices in Brazil, one local contact was known as the “sorceress” for the ability to obtain government permits quickly. In India, concerns about bribery were met with a “wink and a nod” by Walmart’s local business partner. In China, money was funneled to a local landlord for [...]

2019-06-21T22:37:00+00:00June 21st, 2019|Tags: , |