Lawmaker Authors Worker Protection Bill in Wake of Walmart Anti-union Firings

Posted: July 8, 2013 in All, Syndicated
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WASHINGTON (PAI) – Walmart’s reversion to its normal widespread labor law-breaking – firing workers who led walkouts against it last fall and this spring – has prompted Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., to introduce legislation to protect the workers.

Though his legislation is not expected to go anywhere in the tea party-run GOP-controlled House, Grayson used HR2311, the “Worker Anti-Retaliation Act,” to spotlight the retail monster’s continual repression of its low-paid no-benefits workers…

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