Wal-Mart Strike Proves to Be a Turkey

Protests by organized labor failed to materialize in a meaningful way at Wal-Mart stores over the weekend and the retailer went on to achieve record results. Heading into the weekend, groups supported by organized labor attempted to spoil Wal-Mart’s plans by encouraging workers to walk off their jobs and stage protests at select stores. The union activities received considerable media exposure, but ultimately proved to be isolated and nondisruptive to sales.

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