Home Depot Punished Worker for Black Lives Matter Logo, Labor Board Says

A former employee said Home Depot told him to stop wearing a Black Lives Matter logo or quit, according to a National Labor Relations Board complaint.

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Home Depot Co-Founder Donates to Mentorship Program for Teens

A co-founder of Home Depot increased his giving for children in the pandemic because, he said, “they don’t always have the tools to deal with what’s happened to them.”

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The CEO of UPS on Voting Rights and Vaccine Delivery

After a long career at Home Depot, Carol Tomé thought she was done with office life. Then a company she knew well needed a new leader.

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Georgia Faith Leaders to Urge Boycott of Home Depot Over Voting Law

Black religious leaders representing more than 1,000 churches in the state are planning a “warning shot” for other Republican-led states that are trying to limit voting access.

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Inside Corporate America’s Frantic Response to the Georgia Voting Law

Companies like Delta are caught between Democrats focused on social justice and populist Republicans. They face major political consequences no matter what they do.

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Investors Push Home Depot and Omnicom to Steer Ads From Misinformation

Companies have struggled to keep their ad dollars from going to online outlets that promoted fraudulent theories about the 2020 election.

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More Than 190,000 Ceiling Fans Are Recalled After Blades Detach

The flying blades can cause injury and damage property, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

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Motel 6 and Home Depot Drop Ad Agency After Its Founder Calls Ad ‘Too Black’

Stan Richards, the 87-year-old founder of the Richards Group, criticized the diversity of a proposed Motel 6 ad and commented on white supremacists.

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Walmart, Target and Other Big-Box Retailers See Profits Surge During Pandemic

Walmart and Target reported record sales in the second quarter, driven by the convenience of one-stop shopping and their e-commerce operations.

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