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Subject:  Re: Why Walmart so good?(and other retailers) Date:  4/26/2003  6:01 PM
Author:  Fallout2Queen Number:  158647 of 312236

As long as Wal-Mart isn't doing sneaky, back-handed, sweat-shop stuff, and their CEOs are being up front with stock-holders, I think they are a good business.

But they are guilty of doing sneaky, back-handed, sweat-shop stuff. :(
A federal jury has found that Wal-Mart forced employees to work unpaid overtime between 1994 and 1999.

Jurors also said Wal-Mart reprimanded employees who claimed overtime

Not paying workers for overtime is illegal, not to mention sleezy. I remember reading more about this, and here's a link to a goggle search:

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