See also here.
USA: Black Teacher May Get 15 Years in Prison for Cutting in Line at Wal-Mart: here.
It must have seemed like a great plot line at the time. In 2005, Wal-Mart and Netflix announced that the companies’ two online retail sites would “promote each other’s core business.” Now, the deal is back in the headlines — but with a negative spin: here.
More than six years before the biggest sex discrimination lawsuit in history was filed against Wal-Mart Stores, the company hired a prominent law firm to examine its vulnerability to just such a suit: here.
Why the Wal-Mart Case Is So Important to Women, Minorities: here.
Wal-Mart v. Dukes and the Matter of Size. Erica Payne, New Deal 2.0: “Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s progress and the American piece of this epic story began in Lawrence, Massachusetts, when 25,000 mill workers took to the streets to protest for better wages. One particularly memorable account from the Bread and Roses strike involves several women who surrounded a police officer, stole his gun and then his pants and then tried to throw him in a river. The officer was saved from an icy dunking by fellow members of the force (who were colluding with the mill owners to stop these fierce women from striking). Here in the U.S., we will best honor our sisters past and present by ensuring that women’s progress doesn’t come to a grinding halt on March 29th in the hallowed halls of the Supreme Court”: here.
- Inquiry panel likely to meet senior Wal-Mart executives this week (profit.ndtv.com)