Archive for the 'Five closed stores' Category

BATTLE OVER CLOSED STORES GOES ON…

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

The stores are reopening, but the labor battle over Walmart’s union-busting ruse is far from over. Reuter’s reports in Unions file new Wal-Mart labor complaint related to store closure that: Unions filed a second labor board complaint against Wal-Mart Stores Inc related to its temporary closure of a California store, claiming the retailer discriminated against […]

UNION BUSTED, STORES REOPEN FOR XMAS…

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

No one ever believed the story about the plumbing, although plenty in the tin-hat brigade went for the Jade Helm 15 conspiracy. No, the only trope that made any sense was that the five Walmarts suddenly closed back in April was payback for union organizing. So, the stores are now getting ready to open in […]

ABOUT THAT TULSA WALMART…

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Certainly the mystery, comedy, conspiracy theories and flat-out paranoia surrounding the sudden closing of five Walmarts for plumbing problems back April is the weirdest Walmart story I’ve ever written about. Only the Jade Helm crazies seem to still be interested in their fantasy connection between Bentonville, The Pentagon and, presumably, the Kenyan in the Oval […]

WALMART NEEDS PLUMBING AND A NEW ROOF…?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Back in the middle of April, Walmart gave employees five-hours notice that stores in Pico Rivera, California; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Brandon, Florida; and Midland and Livingston, Texas would close for six months. Walmart said the closings were necessary to deal with plumbing problems. Walmart builds new stores in less than six months. No one bought the […]