Decades of Greed: Behind the Scenes With An Angry Walmart Manager - We receive quite a few stories from Wal-Mart employees about what life is like inside America's largest employer. But this one comes from a remarkable point of view: a longtime Walmart store manager, who vents in detail about how Walmart has systematically screwed employees over two decades.

Like all of our emails from Walmart employees, this one is anonymous, and represents one person's opinion. But the wealth of detail it contains about the company's management policies is remarkable. In particular, he discusses exactly how compensation and benefit policies have changed to the detriment of employees. We've bolded some of the parts we find most notable. Enjoy:

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Costco pays more ... because it can

By Jayne O'Donnell and Alicia McElhaney, USA TODAY 7:53 a.m. EST January 30, 2014 - President Obama chose a Costco warehouse store in Maryland on Wednesday to push for a hike in the federal minimum wage, choosing Costco, the White House says, because it is "acting on its own to pay its workers a fair wage."

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Save Mart Negotiations Update, Jan. 21, 2014

Negotiations continued slowly with Save Mart this past week. After presentation of a comprehensive package of proposals from the union, the company's responses illustrated they still have not taken seriously the needs and concerns our members have expressed are necessary to be met in order to achieve a new collective bargaining agreement.

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