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Wal-Mart shouldn't have any trouble staffing two new "super centers" it plans to open in Washington, D.C., by year's end after it received what it calls an "amazing" response from potential employees.
In a WTOP interview in 2010, Vince Gray, as mayor-elect, was definitive about the wages Wal-mart should pay. Now, with the "living wage" bill before him and a week to make a decision on its fate, he's not as candid.
A developer says his plan to bring a Wal-Mart to the New York Avenue corridor in northeast Washington has fallen apart.
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More than a month has passed since the D.C. Council passed a bill requiring large retailers to pay their workers more than minimum wage. Now the bill is finally headed to the mayor's desk for consideration.
After Wal-Mart threatened to pull three of its stores over a proposed wage increase, one D.C. councilmember is calling Wal-Mart's bluff.
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Developers are re-working plans for two Wal-Mart stores in the District on East Capitol Street and New York Avenue NE.
While veterans groups are encouraged by news that Walmart plans to hire 100,000 veterans in the next five years, it says it's time for many more companies to step it up.
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