Wal-Mart is opening two hiring centers in Washington just days after the D.C. Council failed to override a veto of an effort to require other large retailers to pay employees a “living wage.”
An effort to require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour met its end Tuesday when the D.C. Council failed to override Mayor Vincent Gray’s veto.
Plans are moving forward for a new Wal-Mart supercenter store south of Hagerstown in a present-day corn field.
The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.
A Maryland man is being accused of not paying for approximately $30,000 in Wal-Mart goods over several years, telling a cashier that he would hurt her family if she didn’t give him items for free.
According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.
A Wal-Mart manager is in the hospital after being shot during a robbery.
Harford County residents are rallying together to take on Wal-Mart after the retail giant made plans to open up a new supercenter.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office say a man left his two young children, including an infant, in a car while he went shopping.
A second woman is now facing charges in connection with a chemical attack inside a Walmart in southwestern Baltimore County.
Authorities say a Landover teenager has been charged with stealing money from Girl Scouts who were selling cookies at a Wal-Mart store last month.
Home-improvement retailer Lowe’s says it has dropped plans to build a store at a proposed retail and housing development project in Baltimore.