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  1. More seek unemployment benefits, but trends show strengthening job marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    ... Not everything is moving forward, however. Walmart temporarily closed its 223,000-square-foot supercenter in Pico Rivera on April 13, saying it needed to do extensive plumbing repairs that could take six months or longer to fix. The Pico Rivera ...

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  2. Conspiracy theories fly around Tulsa's suddenly shuttered Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | NewsOK.com

    ... ions, which all closed at the same time with just a few hours' notice. The other stores are in Brandon, Florida; Pico Rivera, California; Midland, Texas; and Livingston, Texas.

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  3. Walmart's plumbing problem exposes trust deficitRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Retailing Today

    Walmart detailed a wide range of considerable accomplishments in its eighth annual Global Responsibility Report released this week, but what the world really want to know is what's up with those toilets at Pico Rivera, Calif., supercenter. In case you missed it, Walmart abruptly closed the store and four others due to what the company characterized as emergency plumbing issues.

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  4. Workers say Walmart closed stores to retaliate against activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Daily Kos

    Walmart workers in Pico Rivera, California, are asking the National Labor Relations Board for an injunction against the company's decision to close its store there for six months. Walmart claims that the Pico Rivera store, along with four others in California, Florida, Oklahoma, and Texas, is being closed for plumbing repairs .

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  5. Wal-Mart said to cut management layer to streamline storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Even as it hands out raises this month, the company irked workers with the temporary shutdown of a store in Pico Rivera, California. Wal-Mart blamed plumbing problems for the abrupt move, which was decried by labor activists. The location was one of ... 1 comment

  6. Wal-Mart employees have a theory about why the retailer mysteriously closed 5 storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... as "processing" facilities. They say Wal-Mart closed at least one of the stores - specifically, the store in Pico Rivera, California - in retaliation against workers protesting for better pay and working conditions. The Pico Rivera store was the ...

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  7. Walmart Union BustingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... closed at 7 p.m. Monday. "Everybody just panicked and started crying," Venanzi Luna, a manager at a store in Pico Rivera, California, told CNN Money. All workers will receive paid leave for two months. After that, full-time workers could become ...

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  8. Police chase of narcotics suspect ends with arrest after brief standoff in DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Whittier Daily News

    ... taken into custody. During the pursuit, police employed a PIT maneuver, spinning the Land Rover into a curb in Pico Rivera, but the driver stepped on the gas and drove off again. Around 3:45 p.m., the suspect drove into a cul de sac in the 9800 ...

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  9. Police Pursue Narcotics Suspect In SUV Is Now A StandoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | My FOX LA

    ... e SUV. That standoff with the narcotics suspect is in the 9800 block of Pico Vista Road in Downey, just south of Pico Rivera. --- We will have more info as it comes in.

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  10. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Business Wire

    )--Fitch Ratings takes the following actions on Pico Rivera, CA (the city): --$31.7 million 2009 Pico Rivera Public Financing Authority (the authority) lease revenue bo... )--Research and Markets (http://www.re ...

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  11. Wal-Mart accused of closing stores in 'retaliation' for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Independent

    ... a formal complaint to the National Labour Relations Board, pointing out that the store that had been shut in Pico Rivera, California, was at the centre of worker action and had seen the first Wal-Mart strike in 2012. "It's no secret that Wal-Mart ...

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  12. Walmart workers gather to protest sudden closure of Pico Rivera storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Whittier Daily News

    Displaced workers from Walmart's Pico Rivera supercenter converged on the store Monday to protest its sudden closure last week. The mega-retailer temporarily shut down that branch and four others in Florida, Oklahoma and Texas on April 13, saying it had to fix extensive plumbing problems at each location and the repair work could take six months or longer.

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  13. US labor group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 Wal-Mart storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The China Post

    ... for labor activism. Wal-Mart says it closed the stores to fix plumbing issues. One affected store, in Pico Rivera, California, has been a hotbed for worker protests against Wal-Mart. It was the first store to wage such protests, in October 2012. The ...

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  14. 2,200 Walmart Workers Hold Protests In Wake Of Being FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Daily Caller

    ... giant, has accused the store of retaliating against increased protests. The protest was held near a Walmart in Pico Rivera which has faced labor disputes since 2012. "City officials point out that the company has obtained no permits to begin repairs ...

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  15. Workers Allege Walmart Closes Stores To Retaliate Against StrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ThinkProgress

    ... out around 1:00 in the afternoon," she recounted. She and her fellow workers were told that their store in Pico Rivera, California was going to close for six months to a year to deal with plumbing issues. "They gave us a four-hour warning," she ...

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  16. Wal-Mart: Store Closures Are Not 'Retaliatory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Cool FM

    ... to the NLRB, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) said Wal-Mart closed its store in Pico Rivera, California, because it has been a centre of worker activism. The UFCW is seeking an injunction to have the employees ...

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  17. Closure of Wal-Mart stores prompts labor outcry - Tue, 21 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... for labor activism. Wal-Mart said it closed the stores to fix plumbing issues. One affected store, in Pico Rivera, California, has been a hotbed for worker protests. It was the first store to wage such protests, in October 2012. The other stores are ...

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  18. 'This is a new low even for Walmart,' say fired workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KSBW-TV

    ... problem is just an excuse to punish workers for protesting for higher pay. Workers at the store closed in Pico Rivera, California, led one of the first Black Friday protests back in 2012. "This is a new low, even for Walmart," said Venanzi Luna, an ...

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  19. Group seeks rehiring of workers at 5 closed Wal-Mart storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Board on Monday, argues the closings were a "retaliatory" measure against employees. One affected store was in Pico Rivera, California, and was a hotbed for worker action. Wal-Mart has argued it closed the stores because of major plumbing issues. ...

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  20. Businesses forecast rebound from sluggish first quarter; West View...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Post-gazette.com

    ... for labor activism. Wal-Mart says it closed the stores to fix plumbing issues. One affected store, in Pico Rivera, Calif., has been a hotbed for worker protests. The other stores are in Midland and Livingston, Texas; Tulsa, Okla.; and Brandon, Fla. ...

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