WAL - WAL-MART With close to two million employees...

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WAL-MART With close to two million employees worldwide, Walmart has faced problems with regards to its workforce. These issues involve low wages, poor working conditions, inadequate health care, as well as issues involving the company's strong anti-union policies. 1. Type of industry : Walmart is is an American public multinational corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores, so it just giving way to postindustrial service jobs, not manufacturing jobs, the traditional heart of the labor union. 2. Growth in retailers jobs : Walmart employs more part time workers, and the company's more extensive training, supervision, and automation provides opportunity to workers with little or no experience or skills. Too many temporary workers in Walmart do not have a chance to join a Union to protect them. 3. The Legal System : Walmart has capital building in US. In US, it has not made it particularly easy for unions to organize and bargain. Their branches in all over the world is facing the same problems.
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course BUSINESS 101 taught by Professor Thanh during the Spring '11 term at RMIT Vietnam.

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