Politics and its Discontents: Walmart: Skirting Around Labour Laws

Excerpted from a slide on how management should speak to employees to discourage union talk. As reported by ThinkProgress, the above is but one of the ‘clever’ strategies for ensuring that the world’s largest retailer keeps unions out. As well, here is a sample of advice to management during a slideshow presentation. Entitled “Early Warning ...

Politics and its Discontents: How Much Is The Lowest Price Guarantee Worth?

Despite years of repeated denials, I think there are few who doubt that Walmart is anti-union. Stories abound of the pressure the giant corporation applies anytime someone within the employee ranks tries to start a move toward union certification, including termination of the troublesome individuals and even store closures. Because of these strongarm tactics, a ...