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  • Sens. Kennedy, Corzine & Rep. Weiner Introduce Legislation to Expose Wal-Mart...

    06/21/2005 5:56:49 PM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 81 replies · 1,370+ views
    US Newswire ^ | 6/21/05
    -- Wake-Up Wal-Mart's "Make Wal-Mart Care About Health Care" Campaign Helps Sponsor the "Health Care Accountability Act" to Hold Wal-Mart Accountable On Wednesday, June 22, at 1:45 p.m., Sen. Ted Kennedy, Sen. Jon Corzine and Rep. Anthony Weiner will hold a press conference to announce the introduction of the Health Care Accountability Act (HCAA). The HCAA will expose a growing and costly national problem of large profitable companies, like Wal-Mart, shifting their health care costs onto taxpayers. Wal-Mart's relentless pursuit of corporate greed has come at a high price for their workers health care. More than 600,000 Wal-Mart workers are...
  • Wal Mart's Exploitive Practices Attacked By Website

    05/26/2005 6:27:37 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 1,031 replies · 8,666+ views
    Because of Wal-Mart's inadequate wages and benefits, Wal-Mart employees are eligible for $2.5 billion in Federal assistance, which comes from your tax dollars.
  • Wal-Mart profit misses forecast; outlook weak

    05/12/2005 8:08:27 AM PDT · by TXBSAFH · 223 replies · 2,558+ views
    cnn.netscape ^ | May 12, 2005 | Reuters
    Wal-Mart profit misses forecast; outlook weak CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported a weaker-than-expected profit and said second-quarter results would miss Wall Street forecasts as steep energy prices and cool, wet weather cut spring sales. Shares of Wal-Mart, which said gasoline prices would continue to curb consumer spending in the current quarter, fell 4 percent in premarket trading. The world's biggest retailer said it expects trends to improve in the second half and remained optimistic about the U.S. economy. "Our results were not up to Wal-Mart standards," Chief Executive Officer Lee Scott said on a recorded message,...