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Walmart Criticized For Blaming Lower Profits On Increased Wages

Date: November 2, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, News, News,

Source: Foot Wear News Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is under fire after lowering its profit expectations last week and attributing much of its gloomier financial outlook to wage hikes for its workers. An ongoing campaign, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW), backed by the United Food & Commercial Workers union, says the company’s explanation for its slumping profits is “just a fairy tale.” “It is …

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Religion and Labor: Perspective in Islam

Date: March 10, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, Opinion, Opinion All,

By Iftikhar Ahmad This paper, a non-comparative study which without trying to prove that Islam is the best system to follow, argues that in order to understand Islamic provisions on labor rights, one needs to look at original sources, i.e., Quran and Sunnah. The current article explores the possibility of using Islam as the basic source in creation and adoption of …