Workforce

Retailers

Walmart, Dollar General Make Moves to Bolster Talent Pool

Looking to fortify their respective labor forces for the future, Walmart and Dollar General announce moves in battle for talent.

Industry Partners

$24 Billion: The Cost for Grocery of Operating During COVID-19

FMI—The Food Industry offers an analysis of the operational changes and investments food retailers made during the pandemic.

The retailer has “positively changed people’s minds and their hearts” through important conservations around diversity, equity and inclusion, said SVP and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Jonathan Mayes during WMU's annual Food Marketing Conference.

The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, identified as a top legislative priority for United Fresh this year, heads again to the Senate.

Man killed two co-workers at distribution center west of Milwaukee before later killing himself.

The West Des Moines-based retailer celebrated International Women’s Day through videos, fun facts and quizzes posted to its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Food and beverage stores posted modest job gains as general-merchandise stores recovered some of the jobs shed in January.

Created by FMI–The Food Industry Association, the day celebrates employees at every level for serving their communities during periods of crisis, such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Lempert Report: How and where new opportunities are promoted matters to the younger, tech savvy potential employee.

Basket Economics: Business realities smooth over differences as long-standing New York regional independents prepare to join forces.

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