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2012-04-11 22:05:45

The presence of big-box retailers, such as Wal-Mart, K-Mart and Target, may alter a community's social and economic fabric enough to promote the creation of hate groups, according to economists.

2009-11-03 06:53:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Punishing workers for taking sick leave puts Wal-Mart on track to be a major spreader of Swine Flu this fall, according to a new report by the National Labor Committee.

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2009-09-02 09:05:00

The United Food and Commercial Workers union is taking giant US retailer Wal-Mart to task on healthcare with two new television ads.

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2009-06-04 07:10:00

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would add 22,000 workers to its payroll this year, as it aims to increase its US retail outlets by up to 157 stores.

2009-04-22 12:13:29

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2009-02-13 08:00:00

Total associate health coverage increases to more than 94 percent BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb.

2008-10-20 12:00:15

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its continuing effort to engage customers and associates in this year's presidential election, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today launched a video-based voter guide enabling both major candidates, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen.

2006-08-17 14:19:20

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Giant retailer Wal-Mart has become a political target ahead of November's congressional election, taking fire from Democrats and labor unions for its record on health care, jobs and wages.

2006-08-02 05:15:39

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is determined to introduce trade unions in all local Wal-Mart stores, despite the retail giant's opposition to unions among its workers, a Chinese labor official said in state media on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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