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7 secrets found in Walmart’s leaked anti-union playbook

This doesn’t happen every day: union-busting Walmart just got a smack down from Canada’s top court.   On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of Quebec workers who lost their jobs back in 2005 when Walmart shut down its store in Jonquière. The anti-union retail giant suddenly closed up shop after its […]

June 27, 2014

This doesn’t happen every day: union-busting Walmart just got a smack down from Canada’s top court.

 

On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of Quebec workers who lost their jobs back in 2005 when Walmart shut down its store in Jonquière. The anti-union retail giant suddenly closed up shop after its employees unionized and the province was preparing to appoint an arbitrator to impose afirst collective agreement.

Walmart will now have to pay compensation to…