Walmart Part of Chamber Campaign to Weaken Corruption Laws it Violated

Wal-Mart, under fire over allegations of foreign bribery in Mexico, has participated in an aggressive lobbying campaign to amend the long-standing U.S. anti-bribery law that the company might have violated.

Walmart Systematically Using Ballot Initiatives to Crush Local Opposition

In a push to expand across California without interference, Walmart is increasingly taking advantage of the state’s initiative system to threaten elected officials with costly special elections and to avoid environmental lawsuits.

Will Walmart Become the Largest Medical Care Provider?

Walmart now wants to dominate a growing part of the health care market, offering a range of medical services from basic prevention to management of chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease.

How Walmart Drives Down Product Quality and Durability

Walmart’s emphasis on cheapness over quality has encouraged an enormous rise in the amount of stuff we buy and throw away.

Walmart Fails to Benefit Minority Contractors

There was once hype for the idea that local businesses and minority communities would benefit by Walmart’s presence. It seems the optimism was misplaced.

Workers At Walmart-Contracted Warehouse Allege Wage Theft

A group of workers has accused Schneider Logistics, a Walmart contractor, and Reliable Staffing, an Illinois-based temp agency, of violating state and federal labor laws at a warehouse where the workers handle goods bound for Walmart stores.

At Oral Argument in Dukes Case, Supreme Court Male Majority Appears Ready to Revoke Class Action Status

Female workers suing retail giant Wal-Mart Stores for workplace discrimination faced an uphill battle at the Supreme Court on Tuesday in their efforts to proceed in a massive class-action lawsuit.