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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:
- Prominent Economists Endorse Employee Free Choice Act [Talking Points Memo]
The Employee Free Choice Act is not a panacea, but it would restore some balance to our labor markets. As economists, we believe this is a critically important step in rebuilding our economy and strengthening our democracy by enhancing the voice of working people in the workplace.
- Many, Many Economists: We Like What the Employee Free Choice Act Does [SEIU Blog]
Today, in a full page ad in the Washington Post, thirty-eight prominent American economists released a statement, entitled "Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act is critical to rebuilding our economy and strengthening our democracy."
- SEIU head Andy Stern predicts quick action on health care, card-check [USA Today]
Stern also said there are 60 senators who either support the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) or would vote to cut off a filibuster. He said he expects action by August.
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.
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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