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Court rules Wal-Mart must compensate workers
http://news.yahoo.com/A.P. ^ | 6/27/14

Posted on 06/27/2014 2:46:46 PM PDT by BBell

Canada's Supreme Court ruled Friday that Wal-Mart must compensate former workers at a Quebec store that was closed after they voted to become the first Wal-Mart store in North America to unionize.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Society
KEYWORDS: unions; walmart
If I remember correctly the unionization started with the Butchers. The butchers voted to unionize and shortly there after the whole store followed suit.

Wal mart closed the store and got rid of all their butchers. Sam's club still has butchers but not Wal mart.

1 posted on 06/27/2014 2:46:46 PM PDT by BBell
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To: BBell

I wonder what they consider “fair” compensation.


2 posted on 06/27/2014 2:52:48 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: BBell

compensate them for what?

Work they didn’t do?


3 posted on 06/27/2014 2:55:42 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: BBell

Unions are opposite of free market capitalism. A smart and successful company always takes good care of employees to the best of their ability. During the 1970’s a slew of Chicago manufacturing operations closed down due to union wage demnads which were beyond what the marketplace competition would allow.


4 posted on 06/27/2014 3:30:38 PM PDT by entropy12 (Obummer = worst president ever, thanks to voters who abstained on election day!)
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To: BBell

Close up all the Quebec stores, the business risk is too high.


5 posted on 06/27/2014 3:37:52 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: Ingtar

Poutaine for all -


6 posted on 06/27/2014 4:09:22 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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