walmart

12:00am

Thu August 14, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Your Call: What makes an effective corporate pressure campaign?

  

On the August 14th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation about how people power can make big companies change their ways.  Walgreens recently bowed to public pressure to remain in the US after considering moving overseas, and Oxfam successfully pushed General Mills to cut greenhouse gas emissions. What tactics work? How have the emergence of social media and the sheer size of multinationals changed what it takes to win? Join the conversation on Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

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12:00am

Tue December 10, 2013

12:00am

Thu November 8, 2012
Non-union organizing

Today on Your Call: How do you organize without a union?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about effective organizing tactics for non-union workers.    Internal Walmart documents show that the company fears employee uprisings. They have no collective bargaining power. Are their tactics working?  What can we learn from their actions and those of other non-unionized workforces?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.  Have you organized on the workplace without being in a union? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Josh Eidelson, covers labor issues for Salon and In These Times

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