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UNI – Walmart’s India Bribery Scandal

Walmart’s growing global crisis 11/23/2012  UNI says Walmart’s deepening bribery scandal in India shows it is not fit for business – India’s government must begin independent investigation  Walmart’s decision to suspend its chief financial officer and members of its legal team in India shows the depth of the growing crisis around Walmart. The company’s decision to suspend senior management in …

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Vast Mexico Bribery Case Hushed Up by Wal-Mart After Top-Level Struggle

Vast Mexico Bribery Case Hushed Up by Wal-Mart After Top-Level Struggle Confronted with evidence of widespread corruption in Mexico, top Wal-Mart executives focused more on damage control than on rooting out wrongdoing, an examination by The New York Times found. By DAVID BARSTOW Published: April 21, 2012 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/business/at-wal-mart-in-mexico-a-bribe-inquiry-silenced.html?_r=2

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In Defense of International Solidarity – a reply on UFCW/SACCAWU Solidarity Against Walmartisation

A reply to report in the Business Day of 11 March 2012:  It is incorrect to suggest that the UFCW ‘used SACCAWU to further its mandate abroad” or as Mr. Leroni Massmart spokesman claim that the UFCW was “taking advantage of the favourable industrial relations environment in SA to advance their agenda in partnership with local unions”.  Walmart is a …

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India’s Cabinet To Approve 51% Investment In Multi-brand Retail

UNI Global Union Press Release 1 December 2011  UNI Global Union is supporting nationwide action to protest at the decision by India’s Cabinet to approve 51% percent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retailing without putting in place proper safeguards and monitoring processes.  Over 50 million small traders across India have put down their shutters as part of strike action aimed …

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