Walmart http://kplu.org en Federal Way Worker Says He Was Illegally Fired by Walmart http://kplu.org/post/federal-way-worker-says-he-was-illegally-fired-walmart <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Protesters are descending on some 1,500 Walmart locations, including the store at Bellevue’s </span>Factoria<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mall, on this Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.</span></p><p>Joining them is a man who has been battling Walmart in Federal Way for several years over safety concerns. And now Gerardo Paladan says he was illegally terminated.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 11335 at http://kplu.org Federal Way Worker Says He Was Illegally Fired by Walmart Traditional Grocery Chains Wage a Two-Front Battle http://kplu.org/post/traditional-grocery-chains-wage-two-front-battle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">All you have to do is turn on your TV lately to see evidence of the grocery wars.&nbsp;</span></p><p>One recent Walmart ad states: &quot;With Fred Meyer fuel points, you could save $1.30 at the pump. At Walmart, you could have saved a total of $17.92.&quot;&nbsp;</p><p>&quot;Wow, that&#39;s awesome!&quot; the woman shopper in the commercial exclaims.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:31:19 +0000 Ashley Gross 10494 at http://kplu.org Traditional Grocery Chains Wage a Two-Front Battle Monday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-5 <p>Making headlines this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Investigation Begins into Port Orchard Shootings</strong></li><li><strong>King County's 'Brightwater' Grinds Toward Completion</strong></li><li><strong>All Aboard: Amtrak Ridership Gains in Northwest</strong> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:58:05 +0000 KPLU News Staff 623 at http://kplu.org Monday morning's headlines Shooting outside Port Orchard Walmart leaves two dead, two deputies injured http://kplu.org/post/shooting-outside-port-orchard-walmart-leaves-two-dead-two-deputies-injured <p><i>Updated Monday, Jan. 24th, 7:01 a.m</i><i>.</i></p><p>A man and a young woman were killed in a shooting incident outside a Walmart store in Port Orchard Sunday afternoon. Two Kitsap County Sheriff deputies were injured, and are reported in satisfactory condition late Sunday evening, according to the Kitsap Sun.</p> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 14:58:51 +0000 KPLU News Staff 622 at http://kplu.org Homeland Security teams up with Walmart http://kplu.org/post/homeland-security-teams-walmart <p>Next time you walk into a Walmart store, you might see the head of the U-S Department of Homeland Security.&nbsp; Secretary Janet Napolitano has recorded video messages that are being aired inside Walmart stores in 27 states, including Washington.</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-938812.mp3</p><p> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 01:12:38 +0000 Paula Wissel 296 at http://kplu.org Homeland Security teams up with Walmart