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Let’s Ketchup on Recent Class Action Lawsuits

Last month a group of individuals filed a class action lawsuit accusing the former H.J. Heinz Co. (now Kraft Heinz) of breaching an agreement the company had with executives in which the company would make donations to charities as part of the benefit package. The Complaint is premised on...

Falling Prices, Rising Wages: Wal-Mart Announces $9.00 an Hour Minimum Pay Scale

Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon announced last week that in April Wal-Mart will pay its employees a minimum of $9.00 an hour—$1.75 more than the current federal minimum wage of $7.25. Going a step further, by February of 2016, Wal-Mart has announced that its lowest hourly rate of...
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