Monday, December 22, 2008

Protest at Valley Stream Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart attempts to get out of unionization, Monday morning news...

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Newsday: "Rally to protest Wal-Mart Black Friday Death"

Here's Newsday's report on Sunday's demonstration, here's the video.

Wal-Mart attempts to get out of unionization again: Wal-Mart Canada says it will try to appeal a Quebec Labour Board ruling that granted union certification at a store in Gatineau.

Just months after Wal-Mart shut a unionized tire shop in Gatineau, Que., near Ottawa, about 150 employees at another Wal-Mart have won bargaining rights.

Global Domination: Wal-Mart plans to tender a $2.7 billion offer for all of the shares of D&S, Chile's largest supermarket chain.

For eight years, three people allegedly recruited and later forced Vietnamese nationals to work in two York-area nail parlors in a practice decried by the U.S. Attorney's Office as "modern-day slavery."

New Seasons Market in Oregon, reportedly plans to appeal a judge's decision last week that would force it to comply with a subpoena related to the Whole Foods antitrust case.

Politics

A longtime aide to Senator Edward Kennedy has reached out to labor officials in Washington in an effort to help Caroline Kennedy in her bid to be appointed United States senator from New York.

Questions about Caroline Kennedy are reminding experts of Hillary Clinton.


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