Navigation Links
Upgrade Health Benefits: Wal-Mart in a Tight Spot

Olympia: With an imminent deadline, labor unions are pushing Wal-Mart against a Wall, to cough up more on Healthcare for its staff. //

Although it appears that the unions are doing this for the cause of the workers, and improve their lot, there appears more to it than what meets the eye. The scene is on the brink of a major tussle between the vehemently anti-union companies and the unions themselves.

The scene at Washington is hotting up with the battle lines clearly drawn- the nation’s largest unions doubling up to confront the retail giant.

Wal-Mart officials blame the dwindling membership in the unions as a cause for the upsurge. Jennifer Holder, regional spokeswoman for Wal-Mart, said 'That's what this all boils down to,' They've been unsuccessful at organizing us, so they're waging this multimillion-dollar campaign to slow our growth.'

According to the Union leaders, the main reason for this is to stop the fall in health care benefits to workers and provide a thrust to the pathetic healthcare system. They say the company is very miserly with health-care benefits for its workers. Wal-Mart’s growth in size and stature seems to exert pressure on the competitor companies to follow suit in the reduction of healthcare benefits.

So the key agenda of the union is to get Wal-Mart into sprucing up the health benefits. David Groves, spokesman for the Washington State Labor Council said We don't try to pretend that we're doing this just out of the goodness of our hearts to protect Wal-Mart workers, and this isn't just about protecting taxpayers. It's also about protecting good union jobs in the retail sector that are disappearing because of Wal-Mart's business model.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Kottayam Medical College To be Upgraded
2. QIO to Be Upgraded
3. Academics Question Veracity Of NHS IT Upgrade Plan
4. India to Upgrade 13 Medical Institutions to Provide Quality Medical Education
5. Rohini Forensic Lab to Be Upgraded
6. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
7. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
8. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
9. Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
10. Health at heights
11. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... An ... way to dispense prescription medications at home, so he invented the patent-pending ELECTRONIC ... and dispense prescription medications. In doing so, it could help to prevent potential ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... exclusively for use in Final Cut Pro X. With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors ... banners, or use ProSidebar as a minimalist title opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... A simply groundbreaking television ... an interesting show that delves into an array of issues that are presently affecting ... benefit from open dialogue, this show is changing the subjects consumers focus on, one ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The men ... prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown ... helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... abuse located in central Michigan, have come together on Thanksgiving Day to share ... video, available for viewing on the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed what ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/29/2015)... -- Strengthening its leadership in connected healthcare informatics, Royal ... IntelliSpace Portal 8.0 , the latest edition of its ... radiologists detect, diagnose and follow-up on treatment of diseases. ... America Annual Meeting (RSNA) in Chicago, ... changing demands in radiology that result from an increasing ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... , Nov. 29, 2015   Royal Philips  (NYSE: ... radiology solutions at the 2015 Radiological Society of North ... at McCormick Place in Chicago . ... experience the company,s broad portfolio of integrated Diagnostic Imaging, ... to increase clinical performance, improve workflow and create a ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... Germany , Nov. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Imaging invites attendees to experience the most complete mobile ... highlight on display is Ziehm Vision RFD 3D, the ... a 16 cm edge length per scan volume. In ... the first fully motorized mobile C-arm in four axes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: