Stories by Karen McVeigh

Karen McVeigh has been a senior news reporter for the Guardian since December 2006. Before that, she freelanced for the Times following a five-year stint as The Scotsman's London Correspondent. subscribe to Karen McVeigh's feed

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Walmart claims to be a family-oriented company, but its behavior is quite the opposite.

Posted on: May 30, 2014, Source: The Guardian

'Walmart moms' plan strikes in 20 cities nationwide, citing life of food stamps and low wages.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Senate bill, supported by Obama, seeks to set up stringent workplace protections.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Three lives that might have been saved with better training for cops dealing with the mentally ill.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Trend sparks fears among low-paid workers that they will be hit twice: by having earnings cut and paying more for healthcare.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Today marks largest planned action since last November.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The national politics of the issue have shifted significantly, enabling political support for the Justice Department.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Walmart has been cited in more than 100 OSHA reports of health and safety violations over the last five years.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2012, Source: The Guardian

A former technician responsible for investigating and managing groundwater contamination for New York State opens up about risks from fracking.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: The Guardian

Officer Anthony Bologna stands accused of false arrest and civil rights violations in a claim brought by a protester arrested in New York in 2004.