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Walmart Makes Steps

August 3, 2012

Walmart Makes Steps To Eliminate Unions Firing Employees *http://bit.ly/PeCBSr Walmart is at it again… A union flash mob at Landover, MD last year. Remember, Walmart pays so little because We The People subsidize them. They don’t offer affordable benefits, so their workers qualify for Medicaid. They pay so little that full-time workers are eligible for food stamps and even welfare. And they call them job creators? Hah. Walmart is facing accusations that the company is engaged in a bold and illegal campaign to stamp out union activity after firing five employees in recent months who were involved in a group organizing the company’s workers. Although the company says that the terminations are unrelated to any employees’ organizing activity, OUR Walmart – which receives funding and support from the United Food and Commercial Workers Union – argues that the pattern points to an emerging strategy to break the organization’s command structure and intimidate workers. One terminated worker,

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