One 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.
Anne Arundel Police have arrested an 11-year-old and 14-year-old in the attempted armed robbery in a department store parking lot.
Events in Alexandria and Laurel are three of hundreds of planned demonstrations around the country aimed at getting Wal-Mart to pay higher wages to employees.
A D.C. Council committee will consider a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the highest in the nation, by 2016.
“Please donate food items here so Associates in Need can enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner.”
Pictures of signs with that wording have been making their rounds on the web, and causing a stir far beyond the Canton, Ohio Walmart where they were spotted.
Five days after Black Friday, it’ll be Wal-Mart Wednesday in the District of Columbia.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is upping the ante on holiday shopping.
Two Wal-Mart hiring centers will open in D.C. September 23 following the death of the Large Retailer Accountability Act earlier this week.
The D.C. Council is preparing to vote on whether to override a mayoral veto and require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a ‘living wage’ of at least $12.50 an hour.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday morning that he plans to veto the controversial Large Retailers Accountability Act.