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LabourStart headline - Source: Guardian
Walmart announced today it was giving its lowest-wage workers a raise to at least $9 an hour by April and $10 an hour by 2016. The retailer’s action comes after Walmart workers have been increasingly vocal and active over Walmart’s low pay, benefits, working conditions and treatment.
A federal judge in Texas Monday temporarily blocked President Obama's November executive action on immigration.
Gov. Bruce Rauner (R-IL)
BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana