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Huffington Post: Severance Pay Could Be The Next Big Progressive Labor Cause

Bloomberg: The Resurrection of American Labor

Business Insider: Bernie Sanders blasts Walmart's new employee-leave policy

Business Insider: Walmart is revamping its time-off policy and handing out bonuses to employees with great attendance

Bloomberg: Walmart Gives Workers Paid Sick Leave to Sweeten Broader Attendance Crackdown

CNN: Walmart is changing its sick leave policy, and will pay bonuses for good attendance

The Guardian: 'It was like a public execution': American retail workers face mass layoffs

InStyle: 6 Women Making Sure Workplace Equality Isn't Just for the C-Suite

Vox: Facebook fell, J.Crew tanked, and Amazon took over the world: 2018 in brands

Retail Dive: 12 news stories that shaped retail in 2018

The Guardian: US retail workers face long hours, poor pay and ‘anxiety through the roof’ on Black Friday

The American Prospect: Walmartism and Its Discontents

Vox: In Walmart's virtual reality simulation, Black Friday never ends

In These Times: Bernie to Walmart: Pay Your Workers $15 an Hour, or Else

Washington Post: Sanders wants to penalize Walmart's owners unless they pay their workers $15 an hour

Wall Street Journal: In Battle for Workers, Walmart Promises Steadier Schedules

Seeking Alpha: Should Leveraged Buyouts Be Regulated?

MONEY: America’s Biggest Employer Isn’t Hiring Seasonal Employees This Year. Here’s the Reason Why

MarketWatch: Amazon's $15 minimum wage could put pressure on other retailers to raise pay

Rewire: Walmart Accused of Unlawfully Punishing Pregnant Hourly Workers

New York Post: Retail workers are struggling to make ends meet

Buzzfeed: Walmart Workers Want a Racial Breakdown of Who Gets Full-Time Hours

Washington Post: Walmart to offer employees a college education for $1 a day

Vox: Walmart is paying $20 billion to shareholders. With that money, it could boost hourly wages to over $15.

The New York Times: Walmart Says It Will Pay for Its Workers to Earn College Degrees

Washington Post: Walmart bought Bonobos — and the bros aren’t happy

Raw Story: A new study reveals how shockingly easy it would be for Walmart to boost workers’ wages

Reuters: Half of Walmart's workforce are part-time workers: labor group

Huffington Post: You’re Going To Use That Self-Checkout Machine Whether You Like It Or Not

Racked: Time’s Up Is Helping Walmart Employees With a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Sun Herald: Coast Walmart employee liked her job until manager began sexually harassing her, suit says

Huffington Post: Time’s Up Takes Aim At McDonald’s, Walmart Over Sexual Harassment Complaints

New York Times: Low-Paid Women Get Hollywood Money to File Harassment Suits

Vox: Retail workers are more vulnerable than ever. A new campaign wants to protect their jobs.

Fortune: Meet the Activists Leading the Fight for Paid Family Leave

Reuters: Half of Walmart's workforce are part-time workers: labor group

Washington Post: Walmart bought Bonobos – and the bros aren’t happy

Wall Street Journal: Who Killed Toys ‘R’ Us? Hint: It Wasn’t Only Amazon

Rewire: Walmart Accused of Unlawfully Punishing Pregnant Hourly Workers

AJ+: Toys R Us didn’t go bankrupt just because of Amazon. This is what really happened

The Atlantic: The Demise of Toys ‘R’ Us Is a Warning

New York Times: At Toys R Us ‘There’s Nothing Left.’ The Day it Closed for Good

NPR: Toys R Us Employees are Fighting for Severance Pay

Bloomberg: Tears ‘R’ Us: The World’s Biggest Toy Store Didn’t Have to Die

Huffington Post: Labor Organizers Look To Apps To Reach Wider Audiences: The tool that helped power OUR Walmart is now expanding to other companies and labor groups.

BuzzFeed: The Future Of Organized Labor Could Be This Artificially Intelligent Bot

NPR: For Some Workers, A Thanksgiving Off Is A Rare Treat

Slate: Why a Fair Workweek Is the Working-Class Issue of Our Time

New York Times: A Find at Gap: Steady Hours Can Help Workers, and Profits

Racked: America’s Massive Retail Workforce Is Tired of Being Ignored

Racked: What Makes Retail Workers Uniquely Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment