Wal-mart in the cross hairs again

Thursday, April 07, 2005

Maryland has passed new legislation targeted at Wal-Mart. The legislation would effectively push Wal Mart to increasing health coverage for workers. The legislation requires organizations with more than 10,000 employees to spend at least 8 percent of their payroll on health benefits. Read more.

Our health care system in this country is broken, but this is not the way to fix it.

The pressure on Wal-Mart shows no signs of abating,though. Here's a summary of some of the recent reports on the impact of Wal-Mart on local economies. This web site is designed, in part to promote the development of local economies through local ownership. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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