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Description:  Cindy Murray has been working at Walmart store No. 1985 in Laurel, Md., for 13 years. She’s stationed in the fitting rooms and earns $12.40 an hour. Murray, who’s in her fifties, says she loves her job. She thinks of herself as a model employee.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Dec 13, 2012

Link:  http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-13/walmart-vs-dot-union-backed-our-walmart#r=hp-ls

Questions for Discussions:

  • What are the labor issues facing Wal-Mart and its employees?
  • What strategy do you think employees should take?
  • What strategy should management at Wal-Mart take?

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