Unions Lose Bid To Halt Work On LA Chinatown Wal-Mart

Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 6:25 PM EDT) -- A California state judge on Friday denied a bid by union organizations seeking to temporarily halt work on Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s planned 36,000-square-foot grocery and pharmacy store in the Los Angeles Chinatown area, which opponents argue would crush small businesses in the area. 

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Chalfant rejected motions by the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 770 for a stay or temporary restraining order on construction of the new store, noting the trial over...
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