Wal-Mart Settles Lawsuit Over Firing Workers Who Disarmed Suspected ShopliftersThree workers took the gun and pinned the man to the wall, but were fired shortly after. Wal-Mart disagrees about exactly what happened, saying the shoplifter tried to leave at one point and kept the weapon in his pocket.
Federal Judge: Wal-Mart's Payment Of Truckers Violated Calif. Minimum WageA federal judge has ruled that Wal-Mart violated California's minimum wage by paying truckers by the mile and requiring unpaid tasks. The company could owe more than $100 million in back pay for the workers.
Working Meth Lab Found In Restroom Of Indiana Wal-MartA restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.
Economist: Wal-Mart Wage Increase Likely Won't Affect PricesPay will increase to $9 an hour across the nation in April, which is the current minimum wage in California. It will increase next year to $10 an hour in February of next year a month after California’s minimum wage also reaches $10 an hour.
Police: Lodi Shoplifting Suspect Had 2 Pipe Bombs In Car A woman who was arrested in a Lodi parking lot on shoplifting charges Monday also had two pipe bombs in her car, police say.
At Wal-Mart, Obama Touts Steps On Solar PowerCalling it the right thing to do for America's bottom line, President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday by companies, local governments and his own administration to deploy solar technology, showcasing steps to combat climate change that don't require consent from a disinclined Congress.
Wal-Mart Charged With Federal Labor ViolationsFederal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.
Nine Arrested In Sacramento Wal-Mart ProtestThe crowd of 75 to 100 gathered outside a building where they say a Wal-Mart board member has an office—chanting, yelling and leaving a petition at the door for the board member.
UPDATE: Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty In California Hazardous Waste CaseWal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Opinion: Walmart Bribery And MexicoAccording 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.
More Retailers Pull Formula After Infant's DeathSeveral more national retailers have joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn died after drinking it.
Call Kurtis: Senator Waiting For Answers After Wal-Mart Gift Receipt InvestigationAfter we exposed Wal-Mart Inc. stores nationwide for shortchanging some customers using gift receipts, Sen. Barbara Boxer sent two letters to the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation.