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Union Labor Disputes

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***** 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 ***** ***** likes of Canadian labor legislation, local labor dispute resolutions and the intervention on the part of unions to recruit ***** 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 try*****g to fend *****f multiple attacks by organized labor as the retail conglomerate ***** had to consistently contend with what could be considered an increasingly turbulent work force. ***** June of 2004 for example, unions in the United States were making a concerted effort to plan and implement a multi-million doll*****r campaign ***** 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 ***** ***** sue the retailer for sex discrimination in a class-action lawsuit." (Ramstack, 2004)

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

In 2003, Wal-Mart was credited with adding nearly ten billion Canadian dollars back in***** ***** eco*****my either directly or **********. At a time ***** globalization and technological advances have helped Wal-Mart to exp***** and turn consistent profits, the retailer has been outwardly criticized for offering wages ***** working conditions that are far *****o low. The treatment of female employees, turnover policies and o*****r Human Resource concerns such as low value job creation have all become nightmarish concerns for the retailer. ***** position has been quite the opposite. "Wal-Mart Canada employs more than 65,000 Canadians ***** has been ranked Canada's best retail employer twice during the 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. ***** Canada was established in 1994, is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, and operates 234 Wal-Mart discount stores and six SAM'S CLUBS in


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