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Walmart lays off 2,300 workers in cost-cutting move

Walmart will lay off about 2,300 workers at its Sam's Club warehouse unit, The Wall Street Journal said, the latest in a string of job losses at US retailers. Half of the cuts will affect middle-management workers, the newspaper said, calling it "the……

Low-wage employers have fought hard to keep their workers poor. Now workers are fighting back.

After decades of seeing their incomes shrink, those at the bottom of the economic ladder are starting to band together and fight back — and it’s one of the most important economic stories of our time. Between 1973 and 2011, the top 10 percent of…  …

Workers rescue woman from massive train crash

Two management workers in Newark, Delaware rescued a female driver just in time Thursday morning from an on-coming train after her car was stuck on the surrounding tracks. According to WCAU-TV, the workers convinced the woman to leave her car after being unable to remove it from the tracks. Within…

Foxconn plans to increase their workers’ salaries

Foxconn, the Taiwanese company manufacturing products for prominent tech companies including Apple, is responding to major criticism for the harsh treatment of its employees by saying they will raise their salaries. According to The New York Times, Foxconn announced Saturday it would increase their workers pay from 16 to 25…

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