February, 2009

Sign the letter to the new Wal-Mart CEO

Today, Wal-Mart has a new CEO. Mike Duke has the historic opportunity to turn the page, and finally start doing things the right way at Wal-Mart. Sign our open letter of support to Wal-Mart workers, outlining what their new boss can do – starting today – to let them live better, too. We’ll be posting the letter on our website, and sending it to every employee that we talk with — and we’ll make sure to send Mike Duke a signed copy as well.

Follow this link to sign the letter: http://action.walmartwatch.com/page/s/mikeduke

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Bruce Springsteen: "It was a mistake." (Doing business with Wal-Mart)

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In the New York Times Sunday Bruce Springsteen expressed his regret on having his new album for sale exclusively at Wal-Mart.

“given its labor history, it was something that if we’d thought about it a little longer, we’d have done something different.” He added, “It was a mistake….”

You can read the entire piece here.

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Wal-Mart Daily News…Bruce Springsteen regrets business with Wal-Mart

CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 26:  Wal-Mart employee Mic...Image by Getty Images via Daylife

Bruce Springsteen regrets the deal he made with Wal-Mart….

Bruce Springsteen calls his exclusive Wal-Mart deal a “mistake”…“given its labor history, it was something that if we’d thought about it a little longer, we’d have done something different.”

Netflix, the Web’s No. 1 video rental service, and Wal-Mart are being accused in a class-action lawsuit of unfairly setting prices for their rental services.

More violence at Wal-Mart.

A woman was found dead at Wal-Mart in Albany.

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