A Retail Giant Gives Millions for Workforce Development. But Could It Do More?

A Retail Giant Gives Millions for Workforce Development. But Could It Do More?

Walmart and its foundation recently gave $4 million to organizations that train workers for better jobs. As America’s biggest private employer, though, the company’s real power to expand mobility lies in improving its own labor practices.

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Millions to Improve Job Skills From a Top Funder May Help Workers Move Up. But How Far?

Millions to Improve Job Skills From a Top Funder May Help Workers Move Up. But How Far?

Steve and Connie Ballmer are among the big funders who are putting new money into workforce development. But what can this approach achieve in the face of large-scale structural inequities that hurt workers?

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