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Transcript of Walmart
Founded in 1962
27 different countries
2.2 million employees
$15.4 billion in sales 2011
Owned by Waltons > Publicly Traded Company References http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/10pdf/10-277.pdf
http://www.examiner.com/article/wal-mart-strikes-wal-mart-employees-fight-wal-mart-s-threat-of-retaliation Solution for Low Wages Job Analysis
Job Description (tasks)
Job Specification (required characteristics)
Job Evaluation (compensation)
Comparable worth O*net: Cashier - $9.05 hourly Process merchandise returns and exchanges
Greet customers entering establishments.
Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies
Stock shelves, and mark prices on shelves and items.
Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans Would you complete those duties for $9.05 an hour and be satisfied? Federal minimum wage $7.25 since 2009 Full-time Wal Mart employees $12.40 Part-time is unknown Solution for consistent schedule Subjective performance appraisal
narrative Monthly Staff Meeting Customer service issues
Issues amongst co-workers
Suggestions on procedures Solution for Benefits Downsize
Opportunity for Benefits Conflict with Low Wages Wage caps began 6 years ago Walmart has recently paid $4.8 million in backwages to 4,500+ employees as part of a settlement. ($33 million- 2007) OUR Walmart wants to see minimum wage raised to $13 an hour. Employees feel that the pay they receive is not consistent with the tasks that they perform. Conflict with Scheduling Walmart uses a computerized scheduling system that cross references employee's available hours with store hours and customer traffic. Employees say that their schedules are "all over the clock." To be considered full-time: 35-40 hours a week
To be considered part-time: 20-25 hours a week Conflict with Benefits Fluctuating hours make it difficult to qualify and pay for health care coverage. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits 6 months after being hired.
Part-time employees must wait a year and average 30 hours a week. Issues with Solutions Time Cost $15.4 Billion National Issue Government Assistance Medical Any Questions? Food Stamps & WIC