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Walmart and Unions – a new report

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Worth Reading — The New York Times reported on this recent study by Human Rights Watch concerning Walmart’s efforts to keep unions out of its stores. The human rights group, which the newspaper noted typically focuses on rights violations in Burundi, North Korea or other foreign countries, said that when Wal-Mart stores faced unionization drives, the company often broke the law by, for example, eavesdropping on workers, training surveillance cameras on them and firing those who favored unions. Read the entire story here.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/01/business/01labor.html?n=Top%2fNews%2fBusiness%2fCompanies%2fWal%2dMart%20Stores%20Inc%2e