Job Turnover and Wages in the Retail Sector: The Influence of Wal-Mart
Hicks, Michael J., Journal of Private Enterprise
"Wal-Mart is making enormous profits and yet it has chosen to go with low wages and diminished benefits... The battle to engage Wal-Mart and force them to examine their corporate values and policies is absolutely vital to America today."
Senator Barack Obama, November 16, 2006
Rarely has a single corporation experienced the widespread scrutiny of its business practices and impact on local communities, businesses and workers, as has Wal-Mart. Indeed, it is difficult to overstate the tone and breadth of the current debate. That at least three United States Senators have specifically criticized Wal-Marts in the weeks leading up to their entrance in the presidential race …
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Publication information: Article title: Job Turnover and Wages in the Retail Sector: The Influence of Wal-Mart. Contributors: Hicks, Michael J. - Author. Journal title: Journal of Private Enterprise. Volume: 22. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2007. Page number: 137+. © 2009 Association of Private Enterprise Education. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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