Fri Apr 27, 2012, 02:38 PM
shawn703 (2,641 posts)
Wal-Mart employee starts petition for CEO's ouster
A deli manager at a Walmart store has started an online petition calling for the resignations of the retailer's chairman and chief executive officer in the wake of allegations that top management squelched an internal probe into bribery allegations.
Venazi Luna, who works at the Walmart in Pico Rivera, California, near Los Angeles, started the petition on Thursday and had more than 4,300 signatures as of Friday afternoon. Luna, who has worked at Walmart for seven years, said she wanted to get 10,000 online signatures or more.
The petition calls for the resignation of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) Chairman S. Robson Walton and CEO Mike Duke as well as for "a thorough and independent investigation by a highly-respected external organization."
In an interview, Luna said that after she got the signatures, she wanted to bring the petition to Wal-Mart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, to show management that this was what employees wanted.
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/27/us-walmart-petition-idUSBRE83Q12420120427
7 replies, 2578 views
Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Wal-Mart employee starts petition for CEO's ouster (Original post)
|Omaha Steve||Apr 2012||#5|
Response to shawn703 (Original post)
Fri Apr 27, 2012, 02:39 PM
Scuba (53,475 posts)
1. Awesome! No money for health insurance, but plenty for bribery.
WalMart workers take a lot of abuse. They deserve none. Good on them for this effort.