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  • Waltons Richer, America Poorer Waltons Richer, America Poorer New data shows that 6 Walmart heirs control as much wealth as the bottom 42% of America combined
  • Independence Lost? Independence Lost? Shifting board dynamics mean the Waltons now control over half of Walmart's stock. What will it mean for Walmart?
  • The Face of Inequality The Face of Inequality The richest family in America, the Waltons' net worth rose 25% in just the last six months.

     

The Faces Behind the Empire

Meet Aida Alvarez

Aida Alvarez PhotoAida Alvarez has been on the Walmart board of directors since 2006. She is a former administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration under President Clinton. Alvarez is the Board Chair of the Latino Community Foundation of San Francisco. Members of the Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart) and their allies have repeatedly reached out to Aida Alvarez for her to listen to their concerns. Alvarez has repeatedly ignored these requests. Read more about Aida Alvarez here.

Legal Disclaimer: UFCW and OUR Walmart have the purpose of helping Wal-Mart employees as individuals or groups in their dealings with Wal-Mart over labor rights and standards and their efforts to have Wal-Mart publically commit to adhering to labor rights and standards. UFCW and OUR Walmart have no intent to have Walmart recognize or bargain with UFCW or OUR Walmart as the representative of Walmart employees. Judges have preliminarily enjoined non-Associates who are part of the UFCW International or OUR Walmart from entering Walmart property in Arkansas (read the order here), Florida (read the order here), Texas (read the order here), Colorado (read the order here) and Maryland (read the order here). A California judge has enjoined non-associate agents of the UFCW and OUR Walmart from engaging in certain activities inside CA Walmart stores. Click here for a copy of the order.