WILLIAMS LAKE, British Columbia (FNS) -- In its 120-store invasion of Canada, Wal-Mart is sidestepping union labor much the way it has in the United States. The Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant earlier this year bought 122 of Canada's 142 Woolco stores, and the 20 rejected units included the seven that the United Food and Commercial Workers union had succeeded in unionizing. Wal-Mart's 2,000-plus U.S. outlets have also managed to avoid union labor. The Woolco purchase price was not ...
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