NLRB Targets Wal-Mart Over Response To Worker Protests

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 10:13 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board's Office of the General Counsel announced plans Monday to authorize complaints accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of violating its employees' rights in its response to worker protests.

The allegations stem from threats made by in advance of Black Friday 2012, when Wal-Mart managers escalated efforts to discourage workers from striking, and from firings and disciplinary actions that occurred after 100 striking Wal-Mart workers took their concerns to the company’s June shareholder meeting, according to a statement released by the United Food and...
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