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Union Labor Disputes

Wal-Mart Canada

Union Labor Disputes Canada

Wal-Mart Canada

This abstract presents a foreshadow for what would be the foundation for a full ev*****luative report on the retail giant Wal-Mart and the effects recent labor disputes have had on ***** likes of Canadian labor legislation, local ***** dispute resolutions and the intervention on the part of unions to recruit ***** employees. There is no better presentation than one that ***** ***** varying opinions in philosophy between unions ***** employers. In the United States, the ***** giant Wal-Mart has been try*****g ***** fend off multiple attacks by organized labor as ***** retail conglomerate ***** ***** to consistently contend with what could be considered an increasingly turbulent work force. ***** June of 2004 for example, unions in the ***** States were making a concerted ef*****t to plan and implement a multi-million dollar campaign ***** organize Wal-Mart's existing ***** potential employees. "Union leaders say ********** chances for organizing Wal-Mart *****ers shot up this week when a federal judge in San Francisco said 1.6 million current and ********** ***** could sue the retailer for sex discrimination in a cl*****ss-action lawsuit." (Ramstack, 2004)

The Wal-Mart situation covers a full spectrum ***** legal concerns such as ***** acquisition and termination of collective representation of employees, unfair labor practices and the associated regulations, ***** bargaining schemes, the scope of individual's rights for collective ***** and basic constitutional rights in a labor context. A detailed evaluation of the exist*****g turbulence at ***** will present an excellent opportunity for identifying ***** assessing whe*****r existing Canadian ***** statutes will be sufficient in meeting the objectives of both Wal-Mart and labor factions or if those regulations will need to be re*****. In addition, this case holds legal intrigue which includes acts of inclusive destruction, fabrication, and suppression of evidence. As both sides are spending small *****tunes on ***** representation and lobbying efforts, ***** ***** *****s ***** affect legal precedence for years ***** come. These proceedings also offer an opportunity to review how the legal situation migrated to this point.

In 2003, ***** was credited with adding nearly ten billion Canadian dollars back into ***** eco*****my either directly or in*****. At a time ***** glob*****lization and technological advances have helped Wal-Mart to expand and turn consistent profits, the retailer has been outwardly criticized for offer*****g wages ***** working conditions that are far too low. The treatment of female employees, turnover policies and other Human Resource concerns such as low value job creation have all become nightmarish ***** for the retailer. ***** position h***** been quite the opposite. "Wal-Mart Canada employs more than 65,000 Canadians and has ***** ranked Canada's best retail employer twice during ***** past three ***** by international human-resources firm Hewitt Associates and Report on Business Magazine. The company is committed to community involvement and has contributed more ***** $35 million ***** Canadian charities. Wal-Mart Canada was establ*****hed in 1994, is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, and operates 234 Wal-Mart discount stores ***** six SAM'S CLUBS in


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