Thursday, February 26, 2009

Wal-Mart NYC rumors, Food Stamps in NYC, Employee Free Choice

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Wal-Mart NYC Rumors


The Gothamist

The Villager


Other Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart still exploring "food deserts".

Wal-Mart weekly: Employee Free Choice and what it means to the Wal-Mart stock.
From Wal-Mart Watch Daily News Clips:
SEIU HEAD ANDY STERN: EFCA COMING SOON

Fight against "card check" escalates [Kansas City Star (Mo.)]
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives today launched a pre-emptive strike against the most controversial labor-related bill expected in Congress this year.

Wal-Mart East Patchogue Fight.

NYC

A coalition of retailers and other businesses known as New Yorkers Against Unfair Taxes is planning a demonstration here today to object to a proposed “sin tax” on juice drinks and soda.
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NY Times Editorial: Food Stamps in hard times.

Brooklyn's Red Hook Ikea: Number 1 in the continent.


Politics

Poll: Only 19% of New Yorkers would vote for Gov. David Paterson to full term


Oddities
The National Peanut Board will turn New York City into Peanutopolis on March 4 and March 5 as it introduces its newest advertising campaign for America’s favorite legume, as well as a new slogan: "Peanuts: Energy for the Good Life."




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