US Groups File Election Complaint Against Wal-Mart

WAL-MART: VOTE FOR OBAMA  AND YOU COULD LOSE JOB

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Labor groups on Thursday asked federal regulators to look into whether Wal-Mart Stores Inc broke the law during company meetings with store managers where it warned about the consequences of a proposed labor law backed by Democrats.

At issue is whether Wal-Mart’s discussion of the law, which would make it easier for workers to unionize, amounted to an effort to dissuade employees from voting for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Wal-Mart denies that it tried to influence voting.

Read more:  http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2008/08/14/10996

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