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February 2, 2011 3:38 pm

Odd Couple: NYC Wal-Mart Teams Up with Labor Union

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Wall Street Journal – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has reached an agreement in principle with New York construction unions to build stores with unionized labor.

The retail giant has been searching for potential sites for a Wal-Mart location in New York City in the face of fierce opposition from retail and grocery unions as well as elected officials. The main sticking points have been Wal-Mart’s wages and refusal to employ unionized workers in its stores.

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