D.C.'s First Walmart Stores Now Open For BusinessOne day after the D.C. Council voted unanimously to increase D.C.'s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, the city's first two Walmarts will open their doors.
First 2 D.C. Wal-Mart Stores to Open Dec. 4 Five days after Black Friday, it'll be Wal-Mart Wednesday in the District of Columbia.
After 'Living Wage' Veto, Wal-Mart Gets Back to Work in DCTwo Wal-Mart hiring centers will open in D.C. September 23 following the death of the Large Retailer Accountability Act earlier this week.
Study: Wal-Mart Could Cost Taxpayers Millions Per Year in Employee SubsidiesWhile the fate of six Wal-Mart stores planned for D.C. remains unclear, a 2013 study says the company could cost taxpayers between $3,015 and $5,815 per employee per year because of publicly funded benefit programs its employees are eligible for.
More Retailers Join the Fight Against 'Living Wage' BillAutoZone, Lowe's, Home Depot, Macy's, Target and Walgreens have joined Wal-Mart in officially opposing a D.C. bill that would require some large retailers in the city to pay their workers more.
DC Council Passes Living Wage Bill Big-box stores in the District would have to pay employees a lot more than the current city-wide minimum wage under a bill that passed in the D.C. Council Wednesday.
Councilman Brown To Lead Rally In D.C. Supporting Raising Federal Minimum WageA rally is being held downtown on Tuesday in support of raising the federal minimum wage.