Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Tesco will be the #2 Retailer in 2012, Wal-Mart uniforms linked to sweatshops, Wal-Mart admits to taxing illegally, Whole Foods files suit against FTC

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NYSUT and the state Labor-Religion Coalition are sounding the alarm over a recent report that links a popular school-uniform clothing line sold at Wal-Mart to a Bangladeshi factory that forces its workers to labor in extreme sweatshop conditions.

Wal-Mart has also finally come clean and fessed up to charging illegal taxes in Connecticut.

It keeps getting better for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., they were ordered to pay up to $54.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged the discount giant cut workers' break time and allowed employees to work off the clock in Minnesota.

Moscow News picked up the death on Black Friday story.

The Seattle Times writes the audio accounts leading up to Damour's death.

Yet the shoppers don't stop, Wal-Mart, adding to its counter-trend achievements this year by posting the highest earnings among retailers, $13.7 billion. The profit is more than earnings projections for the next three companies' combined,

A new report says Tesco will become the #2 retailer by 2012

Whole Foods is suing the FTC.

Tom Souzzi wants to make LI green.

Vito Fossella was sentenced to 5 days in a Virginia jail.
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