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Individual layoffs

The massive (like in 2017) layoffs are over. They don't want to pay severance! They will target individuals and make up reasons your performance is not good enough. It just happened to me in the HO. My numbers on their own new metric showed I was in... read more

The future is coming sooner than we might think

Reading about the new technologies that Walmart is going to deploy in its distribution centers, starting with the state of the art facility in Shafter, got me thinking about how close we are to being affected by tech and automation. Shafter will be... read more

Walmart lowers earnings predictions for 2019

This doesn’t come as a big surprise for me, as we all know how much money was put into the Flipkart acquisition and how much money, in general, is being put into Walmarts shift to e-commerce. In my opinion, it is smart not to burden the company with... read more

Sears' loss is our gain

I guess this is a cause for celebration? At least for those on top, I mean. We'll hardly see any positives come out of this, except for more work for same pay. The Cowen data showed that 92% of Sears' shoppers also shop at Walmart and that there is... read more

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The new attendance policy sounds ugly. A warning then coaching for going over scheduled hours on a day to day basis not for the week. Not one click over scheduled hours.

Why they need $15!

Walmart’s low-wage workers cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in public assistance including food stamps, Medicaid and subsidized housing, according to a report published to coincide with Tax Day, April 15.

Walmart starting pay is $9 dollars an hour!

Walmart starting pay is $9 dollars an hour unless states have higher minimum-wage. After 6 months of training then it goes to $10 an hour if you pass. Not sure where the media is getting their information probably from home-office but it’s wrong!

Walmart to lose more customers in November

Walmart recently announced the end of their Savings Catcher at the end of October unless you install their app for Walmart Pay on your smart phone. This will result in losing customers and here is why. The savings catcher program replaced the "price... read more


As a remedy, Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna, D.-California, on Wednesday proposed legislation that would impose a 100 percent tax on companies equal to the amount of federal benefits received by their employees. If a worker collected $2,000 in food... read more

Gm Support manager

Who thinks they are getting ready to get rid of support since softlines cap is getting ready to start soon

Urban myth

If anyone believes Amazon (or any other retailer) is going to rescue Walmart workers with higher starting wages, better benefits, etc., you are tragically deluding yourselves. Hourly, non-management retail is unskilled labor literally anyone can do... read more

Up Your Game Walmart

Walmart it's time your guys get with Amazon and pay your people. Amazon is building a new plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. How many Walmart workers will make that move?

Performance Sharing

Profit sharing is now in the hands of the manager. Walmart calls it Performance Sharing, I call it BS. The managers will be squeezed to rate individuals as low as possible. Walmart grandstanding it gave associates $1,000.00 based on the POTUS tax... read more

Real Leader!

Amazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all US employees. The change takes effect November 1 and applies to full-time, part-time and temporary workers. Amazon says the $15 minimum wage will benefit more than 250,000 Amazon employees... read more

So much money being wasted

I do the ordering for my store and I find it strange that they will pay a fortune to train us on things that have nothing to do with the job we do, but won't pay for simple things like toilet paper and paper towels. We have to use claimed out tp and... read more

More Leadership Changes Marybeth Hayes lasted about a year and is no loner at Walmart. Another one bites the dust in Health and Wellness. Health and Wellness continues to spiral downward with red ink! Dysfunctional area

Store planning

Any one here if they will be layingoff any more field project supervisors for 2019. I wonder if they will leave us alone this year since they already cut from our department.

Change in occurances?

Has anyone heard any more about the change in call in occurances? We desperately need it changed. There are associates in my store with 20+ occurances yet they are still here! WTF I don't understand how this is happening. Isn't 9 the max amount? Our... read more

Schedule first

Can anyone know anything about this.we are getting told different stories and can you tell me about the true availability


Who’s been to the academy did you learn anything from it

New Chief Customer Officer

I work in one of the LA stores and my sister who works in home office met our new Chief Customer Officer today that ML hired. She sent me this article. Her clothes cost more than the customers who shop in my store. I wonder if this is why our hours... read more

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