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Union Labor Disputes

Wal-Mart Canada

***** ***** Disputes Canada

Wal-Mart Canada

***** 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 labor dispute resolutions and the intervention on the part ***** unions to recruit Wal-Mart employees. There is no *****tter presentation than one that presents ***** varying opinions in philosophy between unions and employers. In the United States, the ***** giant Wal-Mart has been trying ***** fend off multiple attacks by organized labor as ***** retail conglomerate ***** had to consistently contend with ***** 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 ***** implement a multi-million dollar campaign to organize Wal-Mart's existing and 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 ***** former ***** could sue the retailer for sex discrimination in a cl*****ss-action lawsuit." (Ramstack, 2004)

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

In 2003, Wal-Mart was credited with adding nearly ten billion ***** dollars back in***** the eco*****my either directly or **********. 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 *****ing wages ***** working conditions that ***** far *****o low. The treatment of female employees, turnover policies and o*****r Human Resource concerns such as ***** value job creation have all be***** nightmarish ***** ***** the retailer. ***** position ***** been quite the opposite. "Wal-Mart Canada employs more than 65,000 Canadians ***** has ***** ranked Canada's best retail employer twice during ***** past three years by international human-resources firm Hewitt Associates and Report on Business Magazine. The company is committed to community involvement and ***** contributed more ***** $35 million to Canadian charities. Wal-Mart Canada ***** established in 1994, is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, and operates 234 Wal-Mart discount stores ***** six SAM'S CLUBS in


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