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6/15/2005

Wal-Mart institutes availability requirement

Source: West Virginia Gazette

New rule requires workers to work any shift or be fired

Wal-Mart officials in Cross Lanes told employees on Tuesday they have to start working practically any shift, any day they’re asked, even if they’ve built up years of seniority and can’t arrange child care.

Store management said the policy change is needed to keep enough staff at the busiest hours, but some employees said it appears to be an attempt to force out longer-term, higher-paid workers. (MORE >>>)

1 Comments:

Blogger Doug said...

If Wal-Mart keeps up this good work they will do a better job of organizing the workers than the unions.

9:20 PM  

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