On Wages, If Walmart can Raise Wages, Why Not Everyone

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

Shreveport       Walmart is still the world and America’s largest single private sector employer. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, they still leave a huge footprint in their home state just as they do around the world.  For decades, Walmart led the race to the bottom, sweating workers on wages and hours, allegedly and likely discriminating on gender and …

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Pre-Emption of City Home Rule Rights is a Problem of Power

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New Orleans   Alabama, Arizona, and North Carolina have all passed pre-emption bills in 2016 in order to ban cities in their states with “home rule” rights from increasing wages or sick leave provisions within their boundaries. According to the Wall Street Journal another half-dozen states, controlled lock, stock, and barrel by Republican legislators, have pending …

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